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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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June 27th, 2019 | News, Residencies

The Riverland will welcome renowned Australian author and journalist Royce Kurmelovs as Writers SA’s Writer in Residence this July. Working with the Berri, Barmara and Renmark Public Libraries, writing groups and community groups, Kurmelovs will connect with local reader and writers, holding workshops and events in the region in between […]

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June 26th, 2019 | News

  City of Adelaide and Writers SA announce the inaugural Context: Winter Writing Festival, to be held at Adelaide City Library 12–14 July 2019. Context: Winter Writing Festival is a three-day gathering of diverse local and interstate writers to connect, share ideas and lead conversations about the role of literature and storytelling […]

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May 7th, 2019 | News

South Australian author Jennifer Mills will spend May in the Eyre Peninsula where she will work with the Whyalla Public Library, Port Lincoln Library, and community groups, to write and connect with local writers and readers. Mills’ residency is part of Writers SA’s Writers and Readers in Residence Project, which […]

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March 18th, 2019 | News

  Writers SA, Flinders University of South Australia, and Harlequin—a division of HarperCollinsPublishers Australia—invite applications for a Commercial Fiction Fellowship for First Nations Writers. In recognition of the scarcity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices in Australian commercial fiction, this Fellowship offers a unique opportunity for a writer to work […]

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February 1st, 2019 | News

It’s with both joy and sadness that we let you know that we are seeking a new Program Coordinator. Our outgoing coordinator, Matthew Cropley—who has been so integral to Writers SA—is leaving us for an exciting full-time writing opportunity overseas. We are thrilled for Matt and we are so glad […]

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July 23rd, 2018 | Latest, News, Opportunities | Tags:

We’re hiring! Writers SA seeks an experienced, passionate General Manager to take charge of our operations, members database, finances and office. Reporting to the Director, the General Manager will be central to the smooth running of our dynamic literary arts organisation. This is an exciting time to join Writers SA […]

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May 28th, 2018 | News

Monday 28 May 2018   Jessica Alice is new Writers SA Director Dr Amy Matthews, Chair of the Writers SA Board, today announces Jessica Alice as the organisation’s next Director. “I am delighted to welcome Jessica as the new Director. Jessica’s experience in literature and the arts makes her ideal […]

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