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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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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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November 1st, 2017 | Emerging writers, Latest, News, Opportunities, SAWC news, Travel | Tags:

The SA Writers Centre is partnering with Varuna, the National Writers’ House to offer a new residency and development fellowship for a young South Australian writer. This opportunity is open to writers, poets and illustrators who are under 35, and are South Australian residents. The week-long residency will take place from Monday 23 […]

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November 1st, 2017 | Festivals, Industry news, News, Poetry, SAWC news, Travel | Tags:

We’re delighted to announce Jelena Dinic as this year’s recipient of the George Town Literary Exchange. Jelena will feature in the 2017 George Town Literary Festival program before spending time at Rimbun Dahan, a private arts residency space in Malaysia. Jelena migrated to Australia from Serbia in her teens and […]

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October 7th, 2015 | Latest, News | Tags:

Congratulations to Jason Marsiglia who won the 2015 Australian Poetry Slam and Matilde Wiese who was runner up. Jason Marsiglia is a performer and writer, specialising in theatre and performance poetry. Jason absolutely loves the guts and power of slam poetry. Jason Marsiglia is a performer and writer, specialising in […]

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October 14th, 2014 | News | Tags:


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September 9th, 2014 | Blog | Tags:

Mike Ladd gives ten short tips on how to assess if a poem is successful: It entertains – in the broadest sense, you want to stay with it. It’s visual/aural/sensual. It has intelligence and feeling. Not only do you come away with ideas, but the sense of having felt something, […]

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August 5th, 2014 | News | Tags:

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July 24th, 2014 | Blog | Tags:

By Rose Hartley (SAWC’s Writer in Residence) Melbourne’s Emerging Writers Festival is too big to take in all at once, so I picked the most delicious-sounding events to attend. And what a feast for the ears it was. Launch of Poetic Justice I was in Melbourne for the launch of […]

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May 5th, 2014 | Competitions | Tags:

The SAETA Young Writers’ Award is open to all South Australian students. It is free of a topic and you may write poetry or prose, up to 1000 words. There are categories from Reception to Year 12. Closes May 23. Details can be found here.

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August 27th, 2013 | Blog, Genre, Insights, Poetry, Workshops | Tags:

By Donna Ward A poem is an epiphany in words, a journal note in the soul’s high adventure, a gem cut brillante so all life’s glory gleams through. In days filled with lists, and jobs, and deadlines we forget we are part of something intriguing and mysterious. Epiphanies remind us. […]

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