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October 6th, 2017 | Education, Industry news, Latest, News, SAWC news

We’re thrilled to announce an exciting new chapter for SA Writers Centre. From November, we’ll have a home in – and partnership with – the State Library of South Australia. In the heart of Adelaide’s cultural strip, we’ll be based in the Institute Building on North Terrace. For more than thirty years, […]

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May 10th, 2017 | News, Projects, SAWC news

The SA Writers Centre, in partnership with the Adelaide Cemeteries Authority, has announced an exciting new round of free workshops and events as part of the ongoing Cultural Centre for the Dead project. Run in the surrounds of Enfield Memorial Park, the Cultural Centre for the Dead is a community […]

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April 27th, 2017 | News

In conjunction with Hachette Australia, we are pleased to announce Jessie Byrne and Dee Ayer as joint winners of the second South Australian Hachette Mentoring Program. Byrne and Ayer will work with Sophie Hamley, Publisher at Hachette Australia and former literary agent, to develop their manuscripts to publication standard. Sarah Tooth, […]

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March 9th, 2017 | News, SAWC news

Our April-June Program has launched! This quarter we’ve got something for everyone; from the writing curious, beginners and beyond, to business writers, those looking to explore and challenge their creativity through words, and writers who want to extend their craft. We are also excited to be working with Express Media to bring […]

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January 25th, 2017 | News

The Stella Prize announces nonfiction Stella Sparks campaign celebrating nonfiction writing by Australian women The Stella Prize, Australia’s leading literary organisation celebrating Australian women’s writing, has launched its 2017 awareness and fundraising campaign: nonfiction Stella Sparks. This year, the Stella Prize is highlighting the impact of nonfiction writing by women […]

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November 21st, 2016 | News

December 9, 2016 – December 9, 2016 Level 2 Map and Directions | Register Description: SA Writers Centre invites members to join us for our annual End of Year celebration from 5:30pm Friday 9 December. Come along and celebrate another great year with your writing community and fellow members. MEMBERS ONLY. Nibbles provided. […]

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November 21st, 2016 | News

Our first quarter program for 2017 is here and we are excited to share with you a snapshot of what we have planned for our members and friends in the new year. Throughout 2017 we’ll be bringing you more of what you love — workshops, readings, networking events, mentorships, industry information […]

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October 6th, 2016 | Latest, News | Tags:

SA Writers Centre has partnered with the George Town Literary Festival, in Penang, Malaysia, to include an established South Australian writer on the 2016 GLTF festival program. This year, Manal Younus was the successful representative. The festival runs 25- 27 November 2016. This year’s theme is Hiraeth, a Welsh word […]

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October 5th, 2016 | News | Tags:

The Australian Society of Authors is most pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2016 Barbara Jefferis Award. The Barbara Jefferis Award is offered for “the best novel written by an Australian author that depicts women and girls in a positive way or otherwise empowers the status of women and […]

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October 4th, 2016 | Latest, News, Opportunities | Tags:

SA Writers Centre is interested in receiving workshop proposals from experienced teachers, writers and publishing industry professionals to include in our 2017 Program. If you are a published writer, or have relevant industry experience, please complete a workshop proposal form for each workshop you would like us to consider. We […]

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