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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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October 6th, 2017 | Education, Industry news, Latest, News, SAWC news

We’re thrilled to announce an exciting new chapter for SA Writers Centre. From November, we’ll have a home in – and partnership with – the State Library of South Australia. In the heart of Adelaide’s cultural strip, we’ll be based in the Institute Building on North Terrace. For more than thirty years, […]

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May 10th, 2017 | News, Projects, SAWC news

The SA Writers Centre, in partnership with the Adelaide Cemeteries Authority, has announced an exciting new round of free workshops and events as part of the ongoing Cultural Centre for the Dead project. Run in the surrounds of Enfield Memorial Park, the Cultural Centre for the Dead is a community […]

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April 27th, 2017 | News

In conjunction with Hachette Australia, we are pleased to announce Jessie Byrne and Dee Ayer as joint winners of the second South Australian Hachette Mentoring Program. Byrne and Ayer will work with Sophie Hamley, Publisher at Hachette Australia and former literary agent, to develop their manuscripts to publication standard. Sarah Tooth, […]

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March 9th, 2017 | News, SAWC news

Our April-June Program has launched! This quarter we’ve got something for everyone; from the writing curious, beginners and beyond, to business writers, those looking to explore and challenge their creativity through words, and writers who want to extend their craft. We are also excited to be working with Express Media to bring […]

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January 25th, 2017 | News

The Stella Prize announces nonfiction Stella Sparks campaign celebrating nonfiction writing by Australian women The Stella Prize, Australia’s leading literary organisation celebrating Australian women’s writing, has launched its 2017 awareness and fundraising campaign: nonfiction Stella Sparks. This year, the Stella Prize is highlighting the impact of nonfiction writing by women […]

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