Search

Search our website

Members
Sign In

HELPING WRITERS REALISE THEIR
CREATIVE AND PROFESSIONAL DREAMS

Our Authors

Below is a list of our South Australian authors who are SA Writers Centre members. You can find out more about them and check out their latest work by clicking on the link.

If you're a current member and a published author, you can submit your details here. Your application make take a few days to process and appear online. Not a current member? Join here.

Author Genres

(Auto) Biography · Adventure · Australiana · Comedy · Contemporary · Crime · Erotic · Essays/Articles · Experimental · Fantasy · Film/TV · Food · Genre Fiction · Historical · Horror · Humour · Indigenous · Internet/Web · Junior Fiction · Literary Fiction · Middle Childhood · Multicultural · Murder Mystery/Detective · Non-fiction · Picture Books · Poetry · Radio · Romance · Science Fiction · Short Stories · Theatre · Thriller · Travel · Western · Women's · Young Adult

Author Availability

Assessments · Mentoring · Readings · School Visits · Speaking Engagements

 

Adeeb Kamal Ad-Deen

Genres: Poetry,

Adeeb Kamal Ad-Deen (Babylon, 1953) is a poet, journalist and translator who has degrees in Economics 1976 and  English Literature from the University of Baghdad 1999 plus a Diploma of Interpreting (Arabic-English) from Adelaide Institute of TAFE, South Australia 2005. He has published 19 poetry collections in English and Arabic […]

Keep reading about Adeeb Kamal Ad-Deen

Alan Atkinson

Genres: Australiana, Non-fiction,

Availability: Assessments, Mentoring,

Freelance journalist/editor. Former Day Editor Tv and radio, Adelaide. Also worked for Scotsman Edinburgh, Guardian London, SMH, and as feature writer and columnist on Advertiser.

Keep reading about Alan Atkinson

Alan Tucker

Genres: Middle Childhood, Non-fiction, Young Adult,

Availability: Readings, School Visits, Speaking Engagements,

Alan Tucker is a previous winner of the CBC Book of the Year, nonfiction award for his illustrated book, Iron in the Blood. Since winning that award he has concentrated on writing historical fiction based on Australian history: the Bombing of Darwin, Cyclone Tracy and Atomic Testing in SA. His […]

Keep reading about Alan Tucker

Alastair Sarre

Genres: Adventure, Crime, Thriller,

Availability: Readings, Speaking Engagements,

Alastair Sarre was born in Leigh Creek, a coal-mining town in the outback of South Australia. He studied forestry at the Australian National University and worked for a mining company for a couple of years before returning to Canberra to complete a writing diploma. He has worked as a science […]

Keep reading about Alastair Sarre

Allayne Webster

Genres: Essays/Articles, Junior Fiction, Middle Childhood, Young Adult,

Availability: Mentoring, Readings, School Visits, Speaking Engagements,

Allayne Webster is a Children’s/Young Adult Author. Allayne’s first YA novel, ‘Our Little Secret’, was longlisted for a Golden Inky, and her second publication, ‘Barnesy’, (a junior novel) illustrated by Tom Jellett, was selected for the Premier’s Reading Challenges across Australia. Allayne’s second YA novel, ‘Stresshead’, was released to strong […]

Keep reading about Allayne Webster

Amy T Matthews

Amy T Matthews is an award-winning novelist who lectures in Creative Writing at Flinders University. She also writes historical romance under the name Tess LeSue.

Keep reading about Amy T Matthews

Anne Bartlett

Genres: (Auto) Biography, Australiana, Essays/Articles, Literary Fiction, Multicultural, Non-fiction, Women's,

Availability: Assessments, Mentoring, Speaking Engagements,

Anne Bartlett grew up in rural South Australia and studied English and Drama at Flinders University. She has worked variously as editor, ghostwriter, humour columnist, biographer, feature, and children’s writer, and taught creative writing at Flinders University and the University of Adelaide. Her children’s book The Aboriginal Peoples of Australia […]

Keep reading about Anne Bartlett

Anne Marie Smith

Anne-Marie Smith left France in 1968 and arrived in Australia via Zambia and Papua New Guinea in 1986. She spent 20 years in Western Australia where she worked with Migrants and Indigenous Australians. A linguist, educator and community worker, she has worked in prison education and for Amnesty International. Moving […]

Keep reading about Anne Marie Smith

Ben Brooker

Genres: Essays/Articles, Internet/Web, Poetry, Science Fiction, Short Stories, Theatre,

Availability: Assessments, Mentoring, Readings, School Visits, Speaking Engagements,

Ben is a writer, editor, critic, essayist, and playwright. His work has been featured by Overland, New Matilda, New Internationalist, Australian Book Review, RealTime, and Daily Review. Ben was a featured playwright at the Emerging Writers’ Festival Adelaide Roadshow in September 2014, and at the National Play Festival in Adelaide […]

Keep reading about Ben Brooker

Bill ‘Swampy’ Marsh

Genres: (Auto) Biography, Australiana, Film/TV, Non-fiction, Young Adult,

Availability: Mentoring, School Visits, Speaking Engagements,

  Bill is an award-winning writer/performer of stories, songs and plays. He’s a teacher and mentor through TAFE SA plus runs workshops in schools and communities. His first collection of stories, Beckom Pop. 64, was published in 1988, Old Yanconian Daze (1995), Looking for Dad, (1998). Then came Great Flying […]

Keep reading about Bill ‘Swampy’ Marsh

Page 1 of 712345...Last »