Category: Community

Tassie books this Christmas (and holidays)

Looking for summer reading or gift ideas? TasWriters members have been busy this year. They have published a grand variety of books, something for everyone. We’ve put together this flyer to make it easy for you to find just what you’re after. (Download link for ‘right click & save as’ lovers).

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PEN Letter Writing Day.

                  Beginning in 1921, PEN International was the first worldwide organisation of writers, and the first organisation to highlight that freedom of expression and literature could not be separated. They encourage organisations to facilitate gatherings where people can write letters and greeting cards to writers who have […]

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Photoblog: TWC Christmas Gathering

Thank you to everyone who came along to our Christmas Gathering at Hadley’s Hotel in Hobart earlier this week. It was great to see so many people there – some familiar faces but also some members who are new to the centre – and what a treat to have readings from so many of Tasmania’s best […]

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**Winners Announced**: Young Tasmanian Writers’ Prize 2016

By Lucinda Sharp   Forty South Publishing and the Tasmanian Association for the Teaching of English (TATE) are proud to announce the winners of the Young Tasmanian Writers’ Prize 2016 as judged by Cameron Hindrum (Senior Section), Penny Lane (Junior Section – preliminary judge) and Dr Anne Morgan (Junior Section – final judge). The winner of each section […]

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Kids Weaving Stories: Photoblog

More than 100 Tassie kids have embarked on magical journeys of their own making during these school holidays. Weaving stories of places near and far, budding young writers up to 17 years old are having a ball at the free Children’s Creative Writing Workshops. Our finest children’s authors are travelling to LINCs right across the state. It’s been a […]

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End of Year Wrap-up

It’s been another busy year at the Tasmanian Writers’ Centre – full of festivals, workshops, competitions, gatherings, masterclasses and mentorships. Throughout the year we’ve been bringing writers in from overseas and interstate to connect with and inspire the literary community in Hobart: Anita Heiss came down to teach a course on memoir writing, Omar Musa on […]

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