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Become a Member

$49.50 annual fee (inc. GST)

3 female writers - members of Hunter Writers Centre


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

Literary resources

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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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 writer-members of HWC
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