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Varuna's Publisher Introduction Program 2019: A Pathway to Publication

Would you like the opportunity to have your work read by one of Australia’s leading publishers, with a view to possible publication? The Varuna Publisher Introduction Program (PIP) offers just that, along with a seven-day residency at Varuna and a manuscript consultation with one of Varuna’s writing consultants. Read more

Writing NSW | Grants Now Open

Applications are now open for the 2018 Writing NSW Grants, developed to support writers and writing in NSW. A total of $27,000 in funding is available and there are grants reserved for applicants in regional NSW. Read more

Booranga Writers’ Centre | July Writer-in-Residence: Ellen van Neerven

This July Booranga Writers' Centre will be welcoming award-winning author Ellen van Neerven to Wagga Wagga. Ellen will be in residence from 9 until 14 July and will deliver the ASAL Patrons Lecture at the Wagga Wagga Art Gallery on Friday 13 July as well as conduct a writing workshop on Saturday 14 July at Booranga. Read more

Varuna Residential Fellowships for Writers 2019

Varuna the National Writers’ House invites writers from across Australia to apply for a Varuna Residential Fellowship. A Varuna Residential Fellowship offers writers working across a wide range of literary forms and genres the gift of uninterrupted time to develop a new work in an inspiring environment and a collegial atmosphere. Read more

Varuna National Writers' House | Affirm Press Mentorship Award

Affirm Press and Varuna the National Writers’ House are pleased to announce that applications for the Affirm Press Mentorship Award are open online. Now in its fourth year, this creative partnership offers up to three writers developing exceptional new work the opportunity to work with the Affirm Press publishing team while in residence at Varuna in the Blue Mountains of NSW. Read more

Booranga Writers’ Centre | Lili Wilkinson, Writer-in-Residence

Booranga's second writer-in-residence for 2018 is YA author Lili Wilkinson, who will be in residence from 1 May until 14 May. During her stay at Booranga Lili will give a public reading at the Historic Council Chambers Thursday 3 May, 5 to 7pm and conduct a writing workshop at Booranga on Saturday 12 May, 2 to 4pm. Read more