Welcome to our community of writers
FUNDING NEWS: Writing NSW lost its ongoing state government funding at the end of 2020, as part of a decision to grant just 5% of long-term arts funding to literature. While we have now been granted operational funding for 2021, the battle to have our multi-year funding reinstated continues. You can read an update and find out how to let the government know your views here.
Online: First Friday Club with Rosemarie Milsom
First Friday Club, our monthly conversation with an industry professional, is a chance for our community to learn more about the writing and publishing industry. This June, we invite you to our online event with Rosemarie Milsom. Rosemarie will be discussing the challenges around running a regional writers festival, how festivals can contribute to a […]
Feature Articles / Eileen Chong on beauty and truth: a poetics of resistance
By Eileen Chong
‘Where do our stories come from? What are these tales we know, speak, understand, and replicate? Where do the words go? What do they do, or undo? What do they leave undone? When and how do we return to a place without words?’ Eileen Chong asks.
Each month we shine our spotlight on a member of the Writing NSW community to learn more about their writing journey, achievements and inspirations.
Spotlight On / Scripto Libris
By Lou Garcia-Dolnik
‘Writing is a tough and lonely journey, but also immensely satisfying and fun. Seek out those who can travel alongside you and continue to make use of all the workshops and opportunities available. Together, we form our own communities.’