Welcome to TasWriters

Encouraging, supporting and promoting Tasmanian writers and stories.

Welcome to TasWriters, where writers connect for the latest information on Tasmania’s literary scene, get updates on events and find support. We are here to help, whatever your query.


  • Supports, develops and promotes Tasmanian writers at all stages of their careers;
  • Offers a hub for the dissemination of advice, information and resources, supporting a network of flourishing writers’ groups across the State;
  • Develops and strengthens links within and beyond the sector using cooperative programs with other organisations;
  • Maintains a database of writers willing to present workshops, courses and talks in schools, TAFE, UTAS, libraries and migrant services.

ETAWA 2021 flyer diff format

 The application form can be downloaded as a Word file here

Please submit your entries to admin@taswriters.org

Free Youth Workshop Program

TasWriters is running a free workshop program for school aged children (12-14 and 15-18) this year. New workshops are being added all the time, with the events individually ticketed (to control numbers and account for covid recording requirements) and can be accessed Here.

For more information you can contact the program coordinator at arianne@taswriters.org



Hobart Writers Festival

The Hobart Writers Festival

The 2021 Festival dates are Friday October 8th to Sunday October 10th. There will be more information available in the coming months so make sure to sign up for the free newsletter or follow us on Facebook


Membership is open – join here!


If you would like to keep up to date with events, workshops and literature news you can also sign up for our free monthly newsletter here.