March 2018

Get your calendars ready because March has a whole feast of exciting cultural and literary events coming up! 2 March:  The Alarming Conservatory Book Launch Corey Wakeling is launching his new poetry collection, The Alarming Conservatory, published by Giramondo...

Devil’s Day by Andrew Michael Hurley

How far would you go to become part of a community? What secrets would you be willing to keep? And what things would you be willing to do? Andrew Michael Hurley’s second book, Devil’s Day, is a dark tale of life in Briardale Valley – a small, insular village where...

Expanding the world of essay writing

Ahead of her one-day workshop, Adventures in Essays, we spoke to Anwen Crawford about essays: how to make your essay stand out, deciding on the scope of an essay, and the esssayists she’s inspired by. With the rise of blogging platforms, essays, especially...

February 2018

Each month the NSW Writers’ Centre staff share what we’ve been reading. On our bookshelves this month are Bren MacDibble’s How to Bee, A Writing Life – Helen Garner & Her Work by Bernadette Brennan, the Brisbane-based journal Hot Chicks with Big...

Taking the plunge with Aleesah Darlison

Ahead of her two courses at the centre, we spoke to Aleesah Darlison about writing children’s books and promoting your work as an author. 1) The writing scene can be a little intimidating from the outside — what’s the children’s writing community...