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Archived content for the tag ‘writer in residence’

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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July 15th, 2016 | Blog | Tags:

Caroline Reid is our current Writer in Residence. We had a quick Q&A chat with her. If you were a supermarket item, what would you be and why? Sweet Baby Ray’s Barbeque Sauce. It just rolls off the tongue. Who wouldn’t want to be called Sweet Baby Ray’s Barbeque Sauce? […]

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May 12th, 2016 | Blog | Tags:

Katie Spain joins us as our Writer in Residence and we took her aside to have a quick – but meaningful – Q&A with her. Katie will be hosting The Art of Feature Writing workshop in June. If you were a supermarket item, what would you be and why? Froot […]

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March 16th, 2016 | Blog, Latest, News, Writer in Residence | Tags:

Meet our current Writer in Residence, Dean Mayes. Dean took some time to answer some questions about his writing so we could get to know him better. What is your typical writing process? I have been very much a “panster” over the course of my career. I tend to brainstorm […]

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November 4th, 2015 | Blog | Tags:

Rebecca Douglas is the SA Writers Centre’s current Digital Writer In Residence. She’s also an awardwinning Adelaide based writer, having written for The Sydney Morning Herald, The Big Issue, and Women’s Agenda, among others. Rebecca had a chat with us about her latest project. Could you briefly explain the project you’ll be working on […]

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April 27th, 2015 | Latest, News | Tags:

Previous Writer in Residence, Rose Hartley, has just been accepted into the 2015 Clarion Writers’ Workshop in San Diego! She’ll be studying the art of the science fiction/fantasy short story under the tutelage of Margo Lanagan and other awesome writers.

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March 31st, 2015 | Blog | Tags:

Lou Heinrich was our first Writer in Residence for 2015. She bought an astounding work ethic, great points of view and a delightful array of headscarves into the Centre. We got up close and personal with her to find out more about her… If you could be a super hero, […]

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November 11th, 2014 | Blog | Tags:

Sarah Gates recently interviewed our current writer in residence, Raelke Grimmer. You speak quite a few different languages. How do you find creative writing in languages other than your first? Does it give you a greater understanding or appreciation for language? I really love trying to write creatively in other […]

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October 28th, 2014 | News, Opportunities | Tags:

Applications are open for our Writers in Residence program for 2015. Please note: DEADLINE FOR ALL 2015 APPLICATIONS FRIDAY 28 NOVEMBER 5PM   This information and application form is for the SA Writers Centre’s “Writer in Residence Program (Emerging Writers)”. Applicants must be available to take up residency during the […]

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August 30th, 2014 | Blog, Books, Genre, Getting Started, Guest posts | Tags:

by Raelke Grimmer Serialised fiction was once the way people read fiction, published in instalments in newspapers or magazines. Dickens’ work first appeared in serialised form, with fans anticipating each new instalment of his work. Over the years, serialisation has given way to completed novels, but with the advent of […]

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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 | Opportunities, Residencies | Tags:

Mindshare.org.au are looking for a writer with lived experience of mental health issues to participate in a residency at the new City Library in Rundle Plaza. The residency is during October in Mental Health Awareness Month. The commitment is hosting a workshop around 2 hours long, 2 – 3 times […]

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August 8th, 2013 | Blog, Emerging writers, Projects, SAWC news, Writer in Residence | Tags:

In the middle of 2012, we ran a comprehensive survey with South Australian emerging writers to identify their needs and wants in the industry so we could better provide for their professional development and foster their writing journey. We received nearly a hundred responses and we celebrated the results at […]

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July 17th, 2013 | Blog, Industry news, Projects, Writer in Residence | Tags:

By Sarah Tooth An important part of SAWC’s mission is to help build a diverse literary culture, and to support voices that may not often be heard in the mainstream. To that end, we work hard to develop and support writers from a range of backgrounds, particularly those who may […]

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