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May 12th, 2020 | News

Dear Writers SA Members, The Annual General Meeting of Writers SA (the SA Writers Centre Incorporated – ABN 40783458265) will be held at 6pm on Thursday 28 May 2020 via Zoom.  Call for Board of Management Nominations The Writers SA Board of Management consists of eight members. All current financial […]

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March 29th, 2020 | News | Tags:

MEDIA RELEASE MONDAY 30 MARCH 2020   As the Australian arts sector endures devastation wrought by COVID-19 and national organisations await today’s news of Four-Year Funding outcomes from the Australia Council for the Arts, representatives from state and national literary associations are calling for additional federal funding to the Australia Council, […]

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March 17th, 2020 | Blog, Latest, News

Dear members and colleagues of Writers SA, On 11 March 2020 the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a pandemic and called for ‘urgent and aggressive action’. This action includes social distancing as a primary way to prevent rapid community transmission. The Australian Government has since advised that gatherings should be […]

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March 3rd, 2020 | Blog, Emerging writers, Latest, News, Opportunities, Residencies

  Writers SA is once again partnering with Varuna, the National Writers’ House, to offer a residency and development fellowship for a young South Australian writer in 2020. This opportunity is open to writers and poets who are under 35, are Writers SA members, and are South Australian residents. The week-long residency will […]

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January 8th, 2020 | News

Image credit: Rose Fletcher (South Australia)   I have been left speechless by the devastation of the fires across Australia and in SA, where Kangaroo Island and the Adelaide Hills continue to burn. The loss of life – human and animal – and damage to country, waterways, sacred places, homes […]

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December 2nd, 2019 | News

We’re on the hunt for a part-time (three days per week) Membership & Administration Coordinator to join the Writers SA team in late January 2020. This is a customer-facing role that supports Writers SA’s fabulous members, coordinating the resources we provide to our members, and being the first point of […]

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November 26th, 2019 | Blog, Latest, News

Applications are now open for the 2020 Writers SA Writers & Readers in Residence Project, a unique chance for writers to connect with a regional or remote South Australian community, and undertake an artistic residency to work on their own projects for 2–4+ weeks. Designed to activate reading as well […]

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October 1st, 2019 | News

FINANCE OFFICER Love numbers as well as words? Writers SA is looking for a Finance Officer to look after the day-to-day financial management of the organisation and to assist the Director in the creation of budgets, grant reporting and reporting to the Board. The Finance Officer will work an average […]

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September 24th, 2019 | News | Tags:

As a recipient of the Australia Council for the Arts’s latest grants and fellowships round, Writers SA will deliver a 15-month program of literary projects to diversify the national literary landscape and support marginalised and underrepresented writers, including Deaf writers, First Nations writers, LGBTQIA+ writers, geographically isolated writers, and Culturally […]

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July 17th, 2019 | News, Regional, Residencies

Renowned New Zealand novelist and playwright Whiti Hereaka is travelling to Roxby Downs this July as Writers SA’s latest Writer in Residence. Working with the Roxby Downs Community Library, local writing and community groups, Hereaka will connect with both readers and writers, holding workshops and events in the region. Hereaka’s […]

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