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$49.50 annual fee (inc. GST)

3 female writers - members of Hunter Writers Centre


  • Minimum 30% discount on our workshops
  • Free monthly writing groups: poetry, writing for children, speculative fiction 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 give advice on content, voice, structure, characterisation.
  • Monthly members’ newsletter
  • Writing resources written by local, published authors
  • 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!

  • In the 1st week each month:
  • Specialised writing workshop
  • Your newsletter arrives in your inbox
  • In the 2nd week each month:
  • Prose group on Wednesday 9.30-12 meets in Merewether
  • In the 3rd week each month:
  • Creative Writing on Friday, East Maitland
  • Poetry on Saturday, Speers Point
  • In the 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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Christine Bramble at a Live Read Night
man reading grieve anthology
Anthony Wood, HWC member
Doris Zagdanski giving an award
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Kathryn Fry - member of HWC
Three female members of Hunter Writers Centre
Author Ryan O'Neill and prizewinner in the Newcastle Short Story Award
Three ladies
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