Hunter Writers Centre is leading a multi-arts activation of Nobbys-Whibayganba headland cottages to support the region’s unique and diverse local arts, culture, and tourism. 

Lighthouse Arts includes studio spaces, exhibition space, live events and an arts trading store. Visit Lighthouse Arts

$25,000 prize pool
donated by the
University of Newcastle

Prizewinners announced. Congratulations,
Lachlan Brown,
2021 Newcastle Poetry Prize winner

creative writing
writing for children
writing history
memoir writing

Winner: Lucy Nelson (NSW)
2nd: Kit Scriven (Vic)
3rd: Alison Gibbs (NSW)


Major Award winners:
David Terelinck
Emily Noske
Sally Davies

Over $7000 in prizes

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Free writing groups
Writing contests awarding cash prizes
Discount on workshops
Social events