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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 28th, 2022 | Latest

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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 22nd, 2022 | Blog | Tags:

We’re opening the portal to a fantastical little pocket the Riverland — for fantasy writers, readers and lovers. Writers SA is bringing you a whole weekend packed full of fantasy goodness. Save the date via our Facebook event and watch out for event announcements coming soon. SAVE THE DATE Sign […]

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June 21st, 2022 | Latest

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June 14th, 2022 | Latest

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June 14th, 2022 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

We have double passes to see Lost Illusions up for grabs! A big hit at the recent AF French Film Festival, Benjamin Voisin and Cécile de France lead an all-star cast in the spectacular and exhilarating new film by Xavier Giannoli (‘The Singer’, ‘Marguerite’), an adaptation of Balzac’s classic novel […]

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June 14th, 2022 | Blog, Latest

Ahead of her upcoming workshop, author and internationally-recognised space archaeologist Dr Alice Gorman gives us an insight into the concept of futurolinguistics that inspired the session. The technique of futurolinguistics is inspired by Stanislaw Lem’s dark science fiction spoof The Futurological Congress (1971), in which the enigmatic Professor Trottelreiner proposes […]

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June 6th, 2022 | Blog | Tags:

Cathedral, by Caleb Lewis, presented by State Theatre Company of South Australia, in association with Country Arts SA is touring regional South Australian in June 2022. A man kneels by his dive gear. It’s late afternoon on the Limestone Coast. He has a story to tell. It starts in the […]

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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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June 1st, 2022 | Blog, Latest

Every month we take a moment to congratulate Writers SA members on their writing successes, from new book releases, to prizes, fellowships, awards, publication credits and more. If you’re a Writers SA member who has celebrated a writing achievement recently, fill out this form to be included in our next […]

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May 12th, 2022 | Blog | Tags:

Writers SA and the District Council of Loxton Waikerie are calling all regional storytellers to express interest in a new project. Selected writers will be paid to write a short piece in any form of their choosing (poetry, song, photographs, comic page, short story, diary entry etc) responding to the […]

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May 11th, 2022 | Blog, Insights, Latest, Resources, Tips

We often get asked, “When is the best time of the year to submit my novel?” and the answer varies a little bit but I wanted to shed some universal light on this part of the journey to publication. Agents If you’re querying agents, watch their socials, especially Twitter. Some […]

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May 10th, 2022 | Latest

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May 3rd, 2022 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

We have a copy of Losing Face (UQP) by George Haddad up for grabs! Joey is young, indifferent. He’s drifting around Western Sydney unaware that his passivity is leading him astray. And then one day he is involved in a violent crime, one that threatens to upend his life entirely. […]

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