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

Tickets available now!

Franklin Square & Hadley’s Orient Hotel

‘Storygig’ is TasWriters first storytelling festival for young people, celebrating readers, writers, visual artists and media, dance and music.

Over two days, Leigh Hobbs, Jeannie Baker, Lian Tanner, Alyssa Bermudez and Professor Robyn Ewing are leading us on our exploration…with others to be announced.

Lian Tanner spoke at the program launch at Town Hall on Thursday 11th May. If you’d like to read the wonderful story she told us, you can click here.

TasWriters thanks our partners: The City of Hobart, The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), Grow On Purpose, Libraries Tasmania, and Hadley’s Orient Hotel for their support of Storygig.

Tickes Available through trybooking


For more information contact Arianne at TasWriters – arianne@taswriters.org

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2023

Thursday 18th May 2022

at Hadley’s Orient Hotel on Murray Street.

Refreshments from 6pm. The meeting will start at 6.30pm..

If you wish to participate and vote at the AGM you must be a financial member (membership paid up to date) of TasWriters. You can join or renew on the TasWriters’ website via this link.

Non-members may attend the AGM and can ask to speak. This is allowed if a majority of the attending members approve.

The Board of Management is seeking new Board members.

We welcome nominations from people with skills and experience in the following areas: 
Company secretary, philanthropy/fundraising, marketing, PR/communications, legal background
You can download a nomination form here.

Nominations for new Board members must be submitted by 4th May to arianne@taswriters.org The subject of these emails should be “Board Nomination” nominee name.

Proxy votes can be submitted prior to the AGM. Instructions on how to do this are on the Proxy form which can be downloaded here.

The latest Board bios will be available on the website by 11th May.

The 2022 Annual Report will be available on the website by 11th May AGM.

If you wish to attend the AGM you must get a ticket The tickets are free but essential due to the limited number of seats available.

Each person must obtain their own ticket.

Cassandra Wunsch
Public Officer for TasWriters

Please review the following documentation ahead of the event.
AGM Agenda 2023
AGM Minutes 2022

Membership is open – join here!


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