Upcoming Events & Workshops

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Activist Writing Workshop with Claire O'Rourke

Whether your passion is environmental activism, animal rights, education, or lobbying for a skate park – Claire is here to show you how. In this workshop Claire O’Rourke will walk you through the concrete steps to write strong campaign emails and letters, and explain how to find, use and track the best evidence to demonstrate your argument.

Oct 19, 2019 12:30:pm University of Wollongong, Building 19, Room G020

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Erotic Writing Workshop Series

Erotic Writing with Cate Ellink

In this four-week writing workshop you’ll develop your capacity to flirt with words, and create stories and imagery that could make anyone hot under the collar.

Oct 18, 2019 05:30:pm The Lab @ Wollongong City Library

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New Young Writers Group with Helena Fox

The South Coast Writers Centre is excited to offer a new Young Writers Group — for writers aged 11-14 — run by author and creative writing mentor, Helena Fox. Helena has been mentoring young writers in the Wollongong area for over ten years and is also the facilitator of the Young Writers Program at the South Coast Writers Centre.

Aug 23, 2019 04:00:pm University of Wollongong

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Memoir Writing Workshop with Mike Cavanagh

Everyone’s life story is worth telling. Whatever yours is, there is value in your story, whether it be as a family history, a chronicle of times and people now past, something to set the record straight, a tribute to lives well lived, or all these things and more.

Aug 17, 2019 01:00:pm The Lab, Wollongong City Library

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Regular Workshops

Black Wallaby Indigenous Writers Group
Contact the Centre for more details.

Playing With Drafts
Meet the first Friday of every month, from 4:30pm to 6pm, at UOW Main Campus (19, G015)

Keira Fiction Writers
Meet the first Wednesday of the month, from 1pm–2.30pm, at Wollongong Central Library Theatrette, Burelli Street.

Poetry With Bite
Word Salad event. Poetry appreciation group. Meet every second Wednesday of the month, 6.00pm–8.00 pm, at the Philanthropy Tribe Book Cafe, 151 Crown St, Wollongong.

Poetry Writing Group
Meet every second Thursday of every month, 1.00pm-3.00pm, at Turkish Paradise Cafe, Crown St, Wollongong.

Top Floor Poets
Meet every Tuesday, 8.30am, at Coniston. This group welcomes all poets and poetry.

Young Writers Collective
Meet every Monday, 4.00pm–6.00pm, at UOW Main Campus. By booking only.

Young Writers Group
Meet every Friday, 4.00pm–6.00pm, at UOW Main Campus. By booking only.