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January 26th, 2022 | 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 some of the finest visiting authors and poets, right here in Adelaide. Join Emily Bitto for a deep dive into theme, […]

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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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January 18th, 2022 | Latest

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January 18th, 2022 | Latest

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January 11th, 2022 | Workshops

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December 16th, 2021 | Blog

As 2021 comes to a close, I’m taking a moment to reflect on another big and inspiring year at Writers SA. Adelaide Writers Week We opened the year at Adelaide Writers Week, where we presented – alongside a suite of author masterclasses – two incredible performances. First Words was an all-star poetry […]

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December 14th, 2021 | Blog | Tags:

We are delighted to announce the selected writers for our No Limits commission This Breath. This Breath is a creative response to a moment in time – this moment in time –  by young people living in regional South Australia. An opportunity to reflect and to capture what has been […]

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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 24th, 2021 | Workshops

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November 24th, 2021 | Blog, Competitions, Festivals, Latest

We’re pleased to announce the winners of the Writers SA Feast Short Story Competition for 2021! The competition entries spanned a range of subjects and genres from dystopian sci-fi to stream-of-consciousness, with an open theme. All finalists were wonderfully written – congratulations to the winners and the highly commended entries! […]

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November 24th, 2021 | Blog, Emerging writers, Opportunities, Regional, Seeking Submissions | Tags:

Through the No Limits Program, Writers SA is calling regional storytellers from the Limestone Coast aged 12-29 to express interest in a new commission. Selected writers will be paid to respond to their experience of living in the Limestone Coast in 500-1000 words of their choosing — the challenges and […]

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November 16th, 2021 | Blog, Competitions, Latest

Looking for a new read? Thanks to our friends at Aboriginal Studies Press, we have a copy of Nomad Girl by Kanakiya Myra Ah Chee to give away! Nomad Girl is Kanakiya Myra Ah Chee’s life story told in her own warm easygoing voice. It is the story of a single father and his children’s […]

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November 13th, 2021 | Workshops

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November 2nd, 2021 | Blog, Latest

Last year we began a series of blog posts highlighting new book releases from the Writers SA member community. The response was so positive that we’ve decided to expand our monthly posts to include writing successes of all kinds, from new book releases to prizes, fellowships and residencies to other […]

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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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