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May 13th, 2021 | Blog, Latest, Regional, Writers SA news

Author Danielle Clode has hit the road and is touring the Far North of SA as part of our Writers and Readers in Residence Project, which sees South Australian writers undertake an artistic residency in regional communities to meet locals and activate reading and writing in the area. Danielle will be […]

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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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April 6th, 2021 | Blog, Latest, Writers SA news

In 2021, Writers SA has partnered with Varuna, the National Writers’ House, to offer two new writing residency and development fellowships for South Australian writers working in any genre or form. We have introduced the SA First Nations Writers Fellowship, alongside the SA Emerging Writers Fellowship (formerly the Young Writers […]

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February 9th, 2021 | Blog, Festivals, Latest, Writers SA news

Back by popular demand, our scintillating series of Writers Studio events in association with Adelaide Writers’ Week returns! Hosted by revered guest authors, this is your chance to learn from the nation’s finest writers, right here in Adelaide. Join Will Kostakis for an exclusive workshop about writing YA; bestselling author […]

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December 16th, 2020 | Blog, Latest, Writers SA news

Writers SA is excited to launch our 2021 summer program! We are delighted to share with you our first quarterly program of events for 2021, featuring a suite of leading local and national writers. From long term programs like the SA First Nations Writers Group, Manuscript Incubator and First Draft, […]

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November 17th, 2020 | Blog, Latest, News, Writers SA news

Due to the recent cases of COVID-19 in South Australia and new restrictions, there have been changes to our upcoming in-person events to protect the health and safety of our community. Writers SA continues to monitor the developing situation in SA and we adhere to all advice from the South […]

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October 15th, 2018 | Blog, Latest, Writer in Residence, Writers SA news

Writers SA is running a Writers and Readers in Residence program sending authors out to interact with communities and create new work. Read about poet Manal Younus’ experience in Port Augusta as the first writer on the program:   When I was in the fourth grade, we were tasked with […]

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September 5th, 2018 | Blog, Writers SA news

We had a blast at the Salisbury Writers Festival last month, and I particularly enjoyed meeting so many of you for one-on-one consultations. It was great to hear about the different things local writers are working on—the ingenious ideas, the fascinating plays with form and genre, and the generous tellings […]

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March 21st, 2018 | Latest, News, Workshops, Writers SA news

As of today, summer is officially done. Autumn equinox heralds the arrival of the red leaves and, this year, our Quarter 2 program. What better way to launch than with another round of Autumn Inspirations: Daily Writing Prompts? The only topic more fitting would be Beginnings and Endings. Well, we’ve got those, […]

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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 28th, 2018 | Industry news, News, Writers SA news | Tags:

Literary friends, it’s time for a special announcement from our beloved leader, Sarah Tooth: After six wonderful years, it’s time for me to say ‘goodbye’ to Writers SA and our delightful community of writers. It’s been my absolute pleasure to lead the organisation since 2012, to have worked with dedicated […]

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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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February 12th, 2018 | Latest, Life Writing/Memoir, News, Perfecting the craft, Workshops, Writers SA news | Tags:

              Back by popular demand, our scintillating series of Adelaide Writers’ Week masterclasses returns in March. Hosted by revered international authors, this is your chance to learn from the world’s finest writers, right here in Adelaide. Join copyright renegade Cory Doctorow for a fiction masterclass on […]

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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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