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”

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”

Writing Award

Australian writers are invited to submit a 200-word proposal for a 2,000-word essay exploring one or more aspects of the flourishing field of interdisciplinary practice within art and design today. The winning writer will receive $3,000 to write the essay for publication in the November issue of Art Monthly Australasia. The winning writer will alsoContinue reading “Writing Award”

Show Me the Money

Have you signed up yet? If you haven’t, here’s why you should… learn how to attract philanthropic funding from trusts and foundations in Australia learn how to approach a corporate giver learn how to build a grants plan design a grants calendar for your organisation You wont get this information at any other grants workshopContinue reading “Show Me the Money”

Ok folks, it’s time to book in…

You’ve heard about it, I know you’re out there talking about it, because you’ve been telling me you are, but now you have do something about it… The 2015 Arts Biz Conference is only two weeks away. What will you get out of the conference? you will have access to some top notch speakers on;Continue reading “Ok folks, it’s time to book in…”

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”

Speak your Mind with ABC Open

Got something to say about mental health? We’re super excited about our upcoming workshops (for ages 16-25) with ABC Open’s Illawarra Producer, Sean O’Brien, as part of the Speak Your Mind project! Contact Clem at headspace Wollongong on 4220 7660 or headspace@gph.org.au to book your spot today.

English Prizes Open to the Public | University of Sydney

David Harold Tribe Fiction Prize This award has been made possible by a generous gift to the university by David Harold Tribe, author and humanist, to promote the writing of fiction in Australia. This year, $12000 cash will be awarded to the winner of this competition. The Prize is now open for 2014 entries andContinue reading “English Prizes Open to the Public | University of Sydney”

Power Voice Creative Writing/Poetry Competition

Congratulations to Lea Tucker for being awarded 2nd place in the Power Voice Creative Writing/Poetry Competition, run by South Coast Writers Centre & Womens’ Heath at Wollongong Regional Gallery, International Womens’ Day Feb.2014. Lea says that while following her passion of photography, and enjoying the written word in many formats, she has found a newContinue reading “Power Voice Creative Writing/Poetry Competition”

South Coast Writers | Writing Workshops

Free Creative Writing Workshops in Bowral NEW February 22 9.30am – 12.30pm | Free Creative Writing workshop for adults 1.00pm – 4.00pm | Free Children’s Story Writing Workshop for adults Author and presenter Keith Whelan is back for another session in the Henrietta Rose Room. Don’t miss out, book now. Bookings are essential as placesContinue reading “South Coast Writers | Writing Workshops”

International Women’s Day Competition | Poetry or Non Ficton

Entries are due by February 21, 5pm. 1. Poetry (max 40 lines) 2. Flash or non-fiction essay (max 750 words) Theme for entries |  a woman’s journey towards health and wellbeing Women who would like to submit an entry but choose not to express their creative piece in writing are able to submit an audio recordingContinue reading “International Women’s Day Competition | Poetry or Non Ficton”