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PEN Letter Writing Day.

Posted by Marion Stoneman on December 12, 2017

                  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 […]

Congratulations to the winners of the Premier’s Literary Prizes

Posted by Marion Stoneman on November 28, 2017

The TWC congratulates the winners of the 2017 Tasmanian Premier’s Literary Prizes: Tasmania Book Prize: Into the Heart of Tasmania by Rebe Taylor Margaret Scott Prize: The Museum of Modern Love by Heather Rose University of Tasmania Prize: Brodsky Dies by Adam Ouston Tasmanian Young Writer’s Fellowship: Erin Hortle   See the full details at […]

Good News: July 2016

Posted by Marion Stoneman on July 5, 2016

Mark Clemens has released his latest book The Field of Dreams: Walking in Tasmania’s First National Park. The official launch will take place at the State Cinema next month. The Tasmanian Writers’ Prize 2016 once again had entries from across Australia and New Zealand. Craig Cormick‘s winning story appeared in the June edition of Tasmania 40° South magazine and all finalists’ stories will be […]

Good News: June 2016

Posted by Marion Stoneman on July 5, 2016

The Tasmanian Writers’ Centre is excited to announce the successful applicants of the inaugural Hot Desk Residency program. This year’s residents are University of Tasmania students Erin Hortle and Gemma Krambousanos, local poet Michael Stratford Hutch, and Sydney writer Vivienne Cutbush who will make the move to Hobart later this year. Click here to learn about their interests and how they’ll spend their […]

Good news: May 2016

Posted by Marion Stoneman on July 5, 2016

Congratulations to Katherine Brabon on winning the Australian/Vogel Literary Award for her novel The Memory Artist. You can read an excerpt of the novel online for free here. Writer and invasive species management specialist Nicole Gill has been granted a six-week residency at Lake St Clair enabling her to focus on two projects – a children’s book relating specifically to the location […]