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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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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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July 27th, 2022 | Blog, Writers SA news

Back by popular demand, our scintillating series of four-month intensive courses return! Hosted by experienced practicing authors, this is your chance to commit to your long-form writing project, with the tools, tuition, and time to get it done. Join Patrick Mullins for an online course on nonfiction writing; celebrated writer […]

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July 27th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, Writers SA news

We are thrilled to once again team up 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. The fellowships provide time, writing space, and consultation to work on your writing in a dedicated writers’ retreat […]

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February 9th, 2022 | Latest, News, Projects, Writers SA news

Together with Liminal magazine we are thrilled to announce the recipients of the Liminal & Writers SA 2022 Editorial Mentorship for emerging Asian-Australian editors in South Australia. Lyn Dickens, co-founder of new South Australian literary journal The Saltbush Review and a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at the University of […]

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February 8th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, News, Regional, Residencies, Writer in Residence, Writer in Residence, Writers SA news | Tags:

  South Australian author, poet and creative writing teacher, Jude Aquilina will be touring the Limestone Coast from 15th February to 7th March as Writers SA’s latest Writer in Residence. Jude will be visiting several towns in the region to connect with readers and writers through free workshops, one-on-one consultations […]

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January 31st, 2022 | Blog, News, Opportunities, Residencies, Seeking Submissions, Writers SA news

Matilda Bookshop, in partnership with Writers SA, and 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. As there are currently no SA residency fellowships offered […]

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January 26th, 2022 | Blog, Festivals, Latest, Writers SA news | Tags:

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 some of the finest visiting authors and poets, right here in Adelaide. Join Emily Bitto for a deep dive into […]

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January 25th, 2022 | Blog, Latest, News, Regional, Residencies, Writer in Residence, Writer in Residence, Writers SA news

  Best-selling picture book author, Katrina Germein, will be travelling to the Riverland in South Australia this February as Writers SA’s latest Writer in Residence. Germein will be visiting Barmera, Renmark, and Berri in the first two weeks of February to connect with readers and writers through one-on-one consultations, and […]

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November 30th, 2021 | Latest, News, Opportunities, Writers SA news

Writers SA is hiring an Operations Manager to join the team in February 2022. The Operations Manager is a newly created role overseeing Writers SA’s membership program, general administration and project management. It is a customer-facing role as the first point of contact between our members, the public and the […]

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November 2nd, 2021 | Blog, Emerging writers, Latest, News, SAWC news, Writers SA news

Writers SA and Varuna the National Writers’ House are delighted to announce the 2021 recipient of our SA First Nations Writers Fellowship is Karen Wyld. Karen will be spending a week in the Blue Mountains, writing and developing her craft, with seven nights at Varuna, a $300 travel subsidy, and […]

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September 29th, 2021 | Blog, Latest, News, Regional, Residencies, Writer in Residence, Writer in Residence, Writers SA news

  Award-winning poet and author, Kami McInnes will be travelling to the South East of South Australia this October as Writers SA’s latest Writer in Residence. McInnes will be visiting several towns in the region to connect with readers and writers through readings, events, workshops at libraries and community centres, […]

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September 17th, 2021 | Blog, Insights, Latest, Regional, Writers SA news | Tags:

Our new regional team members recently had the opportunity to attend Artlands, the National Regional Arts Conference, at the South Australian hub at Fabrik in Lobethal. We asked each of the team to share a little reflection on their experience of the conference. Kathy Parker Artlands 2021 brought together a […]

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August 31st, 2021 | Blog, Latest, News, Regional, Residencies, Writer in Residence, Writer in Residence, Writers SA news

We are excited to announce two new Writers and Readers in Residence for September 2021: Rachael Mead and Tracy Crisp! Adelaide author of The Application of Pressure Rachael Mead will be travelling to Kangaroo Island, where she will be based in Kingscote from the 1st to the 15th September. If […]

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