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April 20th, 2021 | Blog, Latest, News, Regional, Residencies, Writer in Residence, Writer in Residence, Writers SA news

Award-winning natural history author, Danielle Clode will be travelling to the Far North of South Australia this May as Writers SA’s latest Writer in Residence. Clode will be visiting several towns in the region, and a few additional SA locations, to connect with readers and writers through talks and workshops […]

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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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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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October 22nd, 2018 | Blog, Poetry, Readings, Regional, Residencies, Travel, Writer in Residence, Writer in Residence

Southern Cross News SA featured a story on Manal’s residency: Upon arrival at Port Augusta, I was met with a warm welcome from the host of the Eco Motel, the place in which I would be staying for the week. We had some lovely conversation about east Africa and other […]

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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 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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March 27th, 2015 | News, Residencies | Tags:

The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) will accept applications for the annual Ray Koppe Young Writers’ Residency in April 2015. The program is open to writers who have not yet had a full-length work published and have a limited publication history of short works. Judges will accept submissions across a […]

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August 13th, 2014 | News, Opportunities, Residencies | Tags:

WE ARE VERY EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT participants of this year’s Digital Writers Room masterclass will be invited to apply to take up one of our Digital Writers in Residence slots for 2015. This new online space gives Australian writers an opportunity to take up residence

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May 5th, 2014 | Opportunities, Residencies | Tags: are looking for a writer with lived experience of mental health issues to participate in a residency at the new City Library in Rundle Plaza. The residency is during October in Mental Health Awareness Month. The commitment is hosting a workshop around 2 hours long, 2 – 3 times […]

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