Write Now! – youth writing competition entries open

Thursday 4 June, 2020 - Friday 26 June, 2020


Maitland City Library’s long-running writing competition is back for 2020 and ...

The 2020 Newcastle Poetry Prize

Saturday 21 March, 2020 - Tuesday 23 June, 2020 8.00am

The 2020 Newcastle Poetry Prize opens Saturday 21st March World Poetry ...

Grieve Writing Competition

Friday 14 February, 2020 - Monday 25 May, 2020 8.00am


History of the Grieve Project Each year, Australians living here and ...

National Young Writers’ Festival 2020 Artist Callout Now Open!

Sunday 15 March, 2020 - Friday 8 May, 2020 9.00am


The 2020 National Young Writers’ Festival Presents – THE RAUCOUS TWENTIES ...

Newcastle Writers Festival; A Lot with a Little

Monday 19 April, 2021


Tim Costello discusses the people and experiences that have shaped him, ...

Cuplet Kiddos! Free poetry workshops with Manisha Anjali and Maddie Godfrey

Monday 19 April, 2021


Cuplet is thrilled to offer a one-off holiday workshop for young ...

Christopher Hardwick


About the Facilitator: Chris owns and operates The Makers Place Hunter Region with his wife Chris. He is an experienced teacher –  Kindergarten through to adult education.  His interests ...

The Makers Place Hunter Region

Organisation or Business Venue or Creative Space

  The Makers Place supports local artisans, makers and crafters of the Hunter region.  Our aim is to bring together those who love to create, with those who love ...

Hunter Writers Centre

Organisation or Business

·         Nurtures, supports and celebrates literary culture in NSW. ·         Assists writers from beginners to established professionals. ·         Provides professional development through workshops, writing groups and seminars. Monthly workshops ...

This is Not Art (TiNA)

Thursday 3 October, 2019 - Monday 19 April, 2021 3.00pm – 11.00pm


This is Not Art (TiNA) is one of Australia’s most loved ...

Cuplet Poetry #14: Aiken, Casey, Jenkins

Monday 19 April, 2021


We’re back to semi-regular programming here at Cuplet, with our September ...


Monday 19 April, 2021

Newcastle Flame Storytelling An event for those passionate about the art ...