Become a Member
$49.50 annual fee (inc. GST)
A sense of community – belonging to a wide network of writers and readers
30%+ discount on our workshops
Access to attend Free monthly writing groups: poetry, writing for children, speculative fiction, memoir and more
Publishing opportunities throughout the year.
A members’ only webpage with information about competitions, festivals, professional development, lit services and resources.
Access to our (fee-paying) Mentorship program – mentors advise on content, voice, structure.
Monthly members’ newsletter
Regular live readings – you are welcome to read your work
Social events for you to meet other writers and share experiences
Provision of venues for writing groups, book launches, social gatherings
Resources sourced and recommended by HWC
10% discount at MacLeans Independent Bookseller, Hamilton
Members’ only Facebook groups to keep in contact online
There’s an activity every week!
1st week each month:
- Specialised writing workshop – see our Courses page
- Your newsletter arrives in your inbox
2nd week each month:
- Prose group on Wednesday in Merewether
3rd week each month:
- Creative Writing on Friday, East Maitland
- Poetry on Saturday, Speers Point
4th week each month:
- Speculative Fiction on Saturday (sci-fi, horror, dystopian), Wickham
- Children’s Writing group on Thursday evening, Adamstown
- Poetry group on Saturday, Maitland
Annual fee $49.50 (inc. GST)
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