Writers’ Group Open Night

This year’s Writers’ Group Open Night celebrated the many writing groups that are hosted at Writing NSW. During the course of the evening, we heard from Vicki Laveau-Harvie, award-winning author and member of Seize the Day writing group, and from enthusiastic...

First Friday Club with Bianca Whiteley

For our August First Friday Club we were joined by Bianca Whiteley, Account Director at Nielsen Book. Bianca spoke with Sherry Landow, our Membership and Development Officer, about the vital work Nielsen does for the Australian bookselling industry, including how and...

First Friday Club with Zoe Walton

Joining us for our June First Friday Club was Zoe Walton, Children’s and YA publisher at Penguin Random House Australia. Zoe spoke with our membership and development officer, Sherry Landow, about the day-to-day life of a publisher, the importance of cover design, and...

First Friday Club with Angela Meyer

For our April First Friday Club we were joined by Angela Meyer, publisher at Echo Publishing, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK. Angela spoke with our CEO, Jane McCredie, about her journey, the publishing process, and how to improve your chances of landing your...

Grants Information Evening 2019

It’s no secret that the world of grant applications is a competitive and often confusing one. With a limited number of grants available, it’s important to make your application stand out from the crowd. To help make sense of the grants available for writers, this...

What Is This Thing Called Consciousness?

On Saturday 3 November, Writing NSW hosted Quantum Words, a science writing festival that brought professionals together from many sides of the science writing industry. Speakers included science researchers, publishers, editors, novelists and journalists. For the...