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March 21st, 2018 | Latest, News, Workshops, Writers SA news

As of today, summer is officially done. Autumn equinox heralds the arrival of the red leaves and, this year, our Quarter 2 program. What better way to launch than with another round of Autumn Inspirations: Daily Writing Prompts? The only topic more fitting would be Beginnings and Endings. Well, we’ve got those, […]

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March 7th, 2018 | Emerging writers, Industry news, News, Residencies, Writers SA news

Writers SA and Varuna, The National Writers’ House are delighted to announce the inaugural recipient of our Fellowship for a South Australian Emerging Writer. And the award goes to… Katerina Bryant! Katerina will work on her manuscript Animals Like Us, a literary non-fiction essay collection. She will spend a week in residence at Varuna […]

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February 28th, 2018 | Industry news, News, Writers SA news | Tags:

Literary friends, it’s time for a special announcement from our beloved leader, Sarah Tooth: After six wonderful years, it’s time for me to say ‘goodbye’ to Writers SA and our delightful community of writers. It’s been my absolute pleasure to lead the organisation since 2012, to have worked with dedicated […]

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February 21st, 2018 | Blog, Festivals, Guest posts, Latest, News, Poetry, Residencies, Writer in Residence, Writers SA news | Tags:

This week we welcome Bernice Chauly to Adelaide as part of our partnership with George Town Literary Festival, Penang – our Malaysian sister city. Bernice is a writer, filmmaker, actor and festival director. She will be in residence until mid-March and will appear at Adelaide Writers’ Week. Before she jets […]

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February 12th, 2018 | Latest, Life Writing/Memoir, News, Perfecting the craft, Workshops, Writers SA news | Tags:

              Back by popular demand, our scintillating series of Adelaide Writers’ Week masterclasses returns in March. Hosted by revered international authors, this is your chance to learn from the world’s finest writers, right here in Adelaide. Join copyright renegade Cory Doctorow for a fiction masterclass on […]

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November 30th, 2017 | Latest, Life Writing/Memoir, News, SAWC news, Writers SA news | Tags:

We’re delighted to finally reveal that SA Writers Centre is now Writers SA. To complement our new name – and our new home in the Institute Building – we have a new look, new partners and venues, and a refreshed purpose. So what better time to launch our Summer 2018 […]

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November 13th, 2017 | News, Regional, SAWC news, Short Stories, Workshops | Tags:

We round out our regional program for 2017 with not one but two trips to the Eyre Peninsula in November and December. We’ll be inkin’ and thinkin’ in Port Lincoln, Streaky Bay and Ceduna with acclaimed short story writer Rebekah Clarkson. Best of all, these workshops are free for current Writers SA members. […]

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November 1st, 2017 | Emerging writers, Latest, News, Opportunities, SAWC news, Travel | Tags:

The SA Writers Centre is partnering with Varuna, the National Writers’ House to offer a new residency and development fellowship for a young South Australian writer. This opportunity is open to writers, poets and illustrators who are under 35, and are South Australian residents. The week-long residency will take place from Monday 23 […]

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November 1st, 2017 | Festivals, Industry news, News, Poetry, SAWC news, Travel | Tags:

We’re delighted to announce Jelena Dinic as this year’s recipient of the George Town Literary Exchange. Jelena will feature in the 2017 George Town Literary Festival program before spending time at Rimbun Dahan, a private arts residency space in Malaysia. Jelena migrated to Australia from Serbia in her teens and […]

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October 18th, 2017 | Education, Industry news, Latest, News, Opportunities, SAWC news

First Draft, Manuscript Incubator, and Career Track When it comes to writers’ needs across their journey, one size definitely does not fit all. So we’re pleased to launch three new career support programs designed specifically for South Australian writers, tailored to our community’s diverse and evolving needs. In 2018, we’ll […]

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