Category: TasWriters Programmes

The Piece of Small World by Kyle Perry, Devonport young writer

The Tasmanian Writers Centre has selected five emerging writers aged 16-30 as residents in the inaugural Devonport Young Writers in the City program. Kyle Perry spent his residency on the Spirit of Tasmania.   The Piece of Small World By Kyle Perry   This piece I have assembled on a back-to-back voyage on Spirit of […]

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From Where I Stood #1: Harry Wood, by Jane Beeke

The Tasmanian Writers Centre has selected five emerging writers aged 16-30 as residents in the inaugural Devonport Young Writers in the City program. Jane Beeke spent her residency at the Bass Strait Maritime Museum, writing a continuous story inspired by the history she researched. This is the first entry in this story, which we will […]

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Sonder, and the Lucid Dream by Skye Cusack, Devonport Young Writer

The Tasmanian Writers Centre has selected five emerging writers aged 16-30 as residents in the inaugural Devonport Young Writers in the City program. Skye Cusack’s experimental essay was inspired by the people she encountered in the Rooke St Mall.   Sonder, and the Lucid Dream By Skye Cusack   Preface I am going to be […]

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A Writer in a Radio Station by Lauren Hay, Devonport Young Writer

The Tasmanian Writers Centre has selected five emerging writers aged 16-30 as residents in the inaugural Devonport Young Writers in the City program. Lauren Hay spent her residency writing from Sea FM and documents her experience in this essay. The SeaFM studio on the corner of Hillcrest Road and Don Road is home to Lee […]

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Bigger on the Inside by Kate Elphinstone, Devonport Young Writer

The Tasmanian Writers Centre has selected five emerging writers aged 16-30 as residents in the inaugural Devonport Young Writers in the City program. Kate Elphinstone spent her residency at the Devonport Regional Gallery, and has crafted the following experimental essay based on her experiences.   Bigger on the Inside By Kate Elphinstone   I’m writing […]

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Jane Beeke explores Devonport’s maritime history in her residency

Jane Beeke is one of our 2017 Young Writers in the City, and she is spending her residency exploring Devonport’s Bass Strait Maritime Centre. Here, you can see some photos of her residency journey and some excerpts from her blog, in which she is documenting her time and discoveries on this historical journey. Jane spent her […]

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Devonport Young Writers in the City: Kyle Perry

The Tasmanian Writers Centre has selected five emerging writers aged 16-30 as residents in the inaugural Devonport Young Writers in the City program. Kate Elphinstone, Skye Cusack, Jane Beeke, Lauren Hay, and Kyle Perry are immersing themselves in the northern coastal city of Devonport to craft experimental essays based on their summer experiences.  Kyle Perry, […]

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Erin Hortle: Stoking Fire, Wandering Stone

The Tasmanian Writers’ Centre launched its inaugural Hot Desk residency program this year, inviting writers aged 18-30 to embark on individual projects in our Salamanca Arts Centre studio space. Our resident Erin Hortle is part-way through a creative writing PhD at the University of Tasmania. An ongoing concern of her academic and freelance writing is […]

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