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Creative Writing Fellowships for Regional NSW Writers

  Varuna the National Writers House is now accepting applications for the 2015 LitLink Residential Fellowship. A LitLink Residential Fellowship offers writers living in regional NSW and the greater Sydney area* a two-week residency at the idyllic Varuna in the Blue Mountains, NSW. The fellowship includes full board and accommodation at Varuna including a prepared evening… Continue reading Creative Writing Fellowships for Regional NSW Writers

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Ray Koppe Young Writers’ Residency

Ray Koppe Young Writers' Residency The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) will accept applications for the annual Ray Koppe Young Writers’ Residency in April 2015. The program is open to writers who have not yet had a full-length work published and have a limited publication history of short works. Judges will accept submissions across a… Continue reading Ray Koppe Young Writers’ Residency

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Varuna Open House day – 13 September

The much-loved Blue Mountains (NSW) writers' centre Varuna will have an Open House day on Saturday September 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors can take a tour of the house and garden, and enjoy live entertainment for kids and adults, readings and author talks, plus book, plant and cake stalls. It's a rare opportunity to see the original home… Continue reading Varuna Open House day – 13 September

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New website listing Australian book releases each month

A new website has been launched listing the books released each month that are written by Australians. Australian Book Releases is 'A listing of book releases - and nothing more'. The listings start in June 2014 and are organised under Fiction, Non-fiction and Children's releases, with Poetry when appropriate. Authors - and other interested parties - are… Continue reading New website listing Australian book releases each month

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SA Writers’ Centre to host romance writing festival

The South Australian Writers' Centre and Romance Writers of Australia are joining forces to present Weekend Romance: A Fair to Remember on 14 and 15 June in Adelaide. It promises to be  'a weekend for writers and lovers of romantic fiction' - two days of 'whirling workshops, panel sessions, masterclasses, industry advice, meet the authors sessions, book… Continue reading SA Writers’ Centre to host romance writing festival