The Writing Life

Information, inspiration and insights into the writing life

Writers Victoria is very excited to finally be sharing our 2021 Season 2 Program with our community! We're so proud of the program we've put together, spanning July – December of this year.

We have a large offering of events, online feedback clinics, and are again offering an extensive mix of online and in-person workshops.

Jessica White is the author of the novels 'A Curious Intimacy' and 'Entitlement', and a hybrid memoir about deafness, 'Hearing Maud'.

Tim Ferguson is a comedian, director, screenwriter and author of comedy screenwriting manual ‘The Cheeky Monkey’.

Ruby Hillsmith (@rubyhillsmith) was the 2020 Write-Ability Poetry Fellow at Writers Victoria and was selected as a 2020-21 Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellow for her non-fiction project 'Little Islands, Dead Sea'.

Kat Phyn is a poet/singer-songwriter/writer from Aotearoa NZ, who loves words and rhythm and writes about body-positivity and self-worth.

Fiona Murphy is a Deaf poet and essayist. Her memoir, 'The Shape of Sound', is out now through Text Publishing.

Jessica Healy Walton leads a Writeablity forum

Writers Victoria, in collaboration with Mornington Peninsula Shire and Peninsula Writers Club, is delighted to announce the resumption of Writeability Goes Local: Mornington Peninsula following a 12 month delay due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

This exciting new writing program for writers with disability is funded by Mornington Peninsula Shire.

Writers Victoria is proud to partner with LIMINAL and Pantera Press for the LIMINAL & Pantera Press Nonfiction Prize. Read on for a full media release from Pantera Press, or read over on the Pantera Press website:


Want the chance to meet other writers in the Writers Victoria community?

To have a say in who runs your peak body?

Go in the draw for a free book?

Whatever your motivation, Writers Victoria is delighted to welcome members to our Annual General Meeting for the 2020 Calendar Year, to be held on Wednesday 21 April 2021 at 6pm (via Zoom).


Meeting Agenda