Booranga Writers' Centre's previously advertised July writer-in-residence, Cate Kennedy, recently advised that she was unable to undertake her residency at Booranga. Instead, Booranga Writers' Centre are very pleased to announce that Zohab Khan will be in residence, with some exciting events lined up for your calendar. Read more
A two-day forum celebrating Aboriginal writers and stories will be held at Jigamy (Eden, NSW) on 1–2 July 2017. The Giiyong Writers’ Forum will explore and showcase the diverse nature of Indigenous writing within Australia and encourage local writers to tell their stories, as well as building a new audience for future events at Jigamy, particularly the Giiyong Festival happening in September 2018. Read more
One of Australia’s best-loved forums for literature, ideas and storytelling, Sydney Writers’ Festival will stream its headline events from Roslyn Packer Theatre in Walsh Bay direct to the Albury LibraryMuseum on 26–28 May. Read more
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 third 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 NSW. Read more
Learn the craft of writing short, sharp plays which will entertain, transfix, influence and suspend disbelief.
Develop your own story idea; discover the art of telling a grand narrative; how to write authentic dialogue; and create characters who’ll win hearts and move an audience to tears. Read more