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February 2nd, 2023 | Blog, Comedy, Guest posts, Insights, Latest, News, Tips, Workshops | Tags:

Rose Hartley graduated from the Clarion Writers’ Workshop in San Diego, and has been awarded a Varuna fellowship and residencies at Writers SA and Manning Clark House, and was selected for the Hachette Mentoring Program. Her short story ‘No Other Men in Mitchell’ was nominated for an Australian Shadows Award […]

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January 31st, 2023 | Blog, News, SAWC news

Writers Centres welcome $19.3 million for Writers Australia in new National Cultural PolicyThe National Writers Centre Network (NWCN) has welcomed the Albanese Government’s National Cultural Policy, Revive, launched in Melbourne today by Arts Minister Tony Burke. The Policy includes the creation of a new body called Writers Australia located within […]

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December 15th, 2022 | Blog, Festivals, Latest, News, Projects, Regional, Writers SA news | Tags:

As 2022 comes to a close, we’re taking a moment to reflect on another big and inspiring year at Writers SA in pictures. From our writing events all over the state as part of No Limits, to the Deaf writers group performance event See Me Through My Hands, to Context […]

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December 15th, 2022 | Latest, News, Writers SA news | Tags:

Writers SA is making some changes to our membership pricing structure. In the decades since our inception in 1985 as the first writers centre in Australia, Writers SA has maintained the same membership structure and pricing. And yet, the quality and amount of program offerings has consistently improved, delivering better […]

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November 29th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, News

We are so delighted to share that the Writers SA No Limits: Young Regional Writers project won Outstanding Regional Event or Project at the Arts South Australia Ruby Awards on Friday night. No Limits: Young Regional Writers exists to connect, inspire, and build the capacity of young regional writers, and […]

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October 31st, 2022 | Blog, Emerging writers, Latest, News, Residencies, SAWC news, Writers SA news

Writers SA and Varuna the National Writers’ House are delighted to announce the 2022 recipient of our SA First Nations Writers Fellowship is established artist and emerging writer Katherine Bell. Kat will be spending a week in the Blue Mountains, writing and developing her craft, with seven nights at Varuna, […]

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October 27th, 2022 | Latest, News, Opportunities, Writers SA news

We have an exciting opportunity to join Writers SA as our Program Manager, starting in January 2023. The Program Manager is the key creative programming role at Writers SA. Based anywhere in South Australia, the Program Manager oversees a statewide program of literary skills development courses and author events to […]

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October 14th, 2022 | Blog, News, Opportunities | Tags:

Dear You Writers SA and D’faces are teaming up to celebrate the voices of young regional LGBTQIA+ people as part of this year’s Feast Festival. We are inviting all LGBTQIA+ young people aged 15 – 29 in regional South Australia to write and submit a letter to your past or […]

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September 23rd, 2022 | News, Opportunities, Writers SA news

Board Members (Finance)
 We are seeking to co-opt up to two new Board members with expertise in the area of fundraising including philanthropy, sponsorship, donations or other donor development. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to a new area of the organisation’s development building on our history, our strong […]

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August 16th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, News, Regional | Tags:

Come and chat with Writers SA Riverland Coordinator, Kirste Vandergiessen, about your writing projects, goals, dreams and challenges. The series of library drop-in sessions across the Riverland will give local writers the opportunity to share their writing aspirations, discuss challenges and ask questions. Sometimes, small unknowns, niggling questions or gaps […]

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July 19th, 2022 | Blog, News, Opportunities | Tags:

Three special opportunities for regional LGBTQIA+ young writers, one special regional event for the 2022 Feast Festival. Here. Now. Feast. is a literary showcase celebrating the voices of queer regional young people from across South Australia. Featuring readings of new poetry, stories, letters, speeches, and scripts commissioned and presented by […]

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June 30th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, News

National NAIDOC Week has begun, with events across Australia in the first week of July to celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Support and get to know your local Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities through activities and events held in […]

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June 24th, 2022 | Latest, News, Regional | Tags:

Writers SA, Eyre Peninsula Coordinator, Eliza Wuttke will be visiting libraries across the Eyre Peninsula this winter to chat with writers about their projects, goals and challenges.  The series of library drop-in sessions across the Eyre Peninsula will give local writers the opportunity to share their writing aspirations, discuss challenges […]

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June 1st, 2022 | Blog, Latest, News, Opportunities, Residencies | Tags:

Matilda Bookshop, in partnership with Writers SA, and in association with Ultimo Press, are offering an annual residency fellowship to a South Australian writer. The fellowship provides support (time, writing space and mentoring) to work on a writing project of literary merit in a beautiful bush setting. We are pleased […]

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May 19th, 2022 | Blog, News | Tags:

This post provides a snapshot of the activities already delivered and currently underway through the No Limits: Young Regional Writers program. For background on No Limits or to get involved with current activity, please use the relevant buttons. No Limits began in 2021 with online and in-person community consultation and […]

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