Wollongong Writers Festival 2016 is finally happening!

From the 23rd to 27th of November there will be an incredible thirty events. We will have an event for everyone! This year we launch our inaugural children’s program in partnership with GPT, an educational experience featuring special guests, including Murray Cook and Lavender Lily. There will also be international collaborators from Vietnam, USA, andContinue reading “Wollongong Writers Festival 2016 is finally happening!”

Alex Caine Series | Alan Baxter

Out now, Alex Caine series by Alan Baxter, out in two weeks Crow Shine. Alan is based in Jamberoo along with his artist wife Halinka Orszulok. His current Alex Caine series, which includes Bound, Obsidian and Abduction is available in the Kiama Bookstore and Kiama Library. All are also available on Amazon. Halinka will beContinue reading “Alex Caine Series | Alan Baxter”

Crow Shine | Alan Baxter

Alan Baxters short story collection, Crow Shine, will be out in October. Pre-orders are available now, including the Limited Edition hardcover, which is restricted to 100 signed and number volumes, plus regular hardcover and trade paperback. Ebook will be available too. Pre-order details here: http://www.alanbaxteronline.com/books/crow-shine/  

South Coast Writers Centre Internship project

I am writing to you hoping that you can support our fundraising campaign called, CREATE A FUTURE FOR YOUNG WRITERS which went live on 11th August 2016.Within 40 days, we aim to raise $33,000. The money will help the annual roll out of a unique literary program in the region by supporting our fantastic internshipContinue reading “South Coast Writers Centre Internship project”

Alan Baxter | Supanova

Kiama based, award winning writer Alan Baxter will be heading to Brisbane and Adelaide this November. Visit Alan’s guest page here: http://supa.fans/AlanBaxter Alan is the author behind the dark urban fantasy trilogy, Bound, Obsidian and Abduction (The Alex Caine Series), and the fantasy duology, RealmShift and MageSign (The Balance 1 and 2). He is aContinue reading “Alan Baxter | Supanova”

Interested Artists | Commission

Wollongong Council is currently seeking expressions of interest from artists for their Figtree and Unanderra Skate Park and Crown St Mall Book Nook projects. See links below for details Expressions of Interest – Public Art Seating – Skate Park Revitalisation Project 2016 Expressions of Interest – The Book Nook – Crown Street Mall 2016

Art @ the Library | Arts space

Are you a professional or semi-professional local artist? Would you love the opportunity to exhibit your work? Then join Art @ the Library, Kiama! Our Art @ the Library exhibition program provides an excellent opportunity for established and emerging artists in the Kiama community to exhibit their work. Who can be involved? 2D visual artistsContinue reading “Art @ the Library | Arts space”

Kiama Arts Honour Roll 2015

On Thursday 15 January the new inductees for the Kiama Arts Honour were announced at the Australia Day Awards Ceremony. And the winners are… Charmian Clift | Nominated by Christine Paice Charmian Clift achieved excellence in the arts by writing novels and travel books; namely, Walk To The Paradise Gardens, Honour’s Mimic, Mermaid Singing andContinue reading “Kiama Arts Honour Roll 2015”

South Coast Writers Centre | Writer of the Month

Christine Paice is a national award winning poet and writer. A long time member of The South Coast Writer’s Centre, Christine’s work has been read on ABC Jazz Alive, and on ABC Radio Poetica. She has published two poetry collections, Mad Oaks and Staring At The Aral Sea (Ginninderra Press), and one children’s book, The GreatContinue reading “South Coast Writers Centre | Writer of the Month”