In this region :

Bay & Basin Writers


Creative Writers of Milton/Ulladulla (4456 4271)

Dean Swift Books, Nowra

Dymocks Bookshop, Nowra

Fellowship of Australian Writers - Shoalhaven

Harbour Bookshop, Ulladulla

Kitchen Table Poets

Red Leaf Bookstore, Milton

Richelieu du Plessis - tribute

Shoalhaven Literary Award


Shoalhaven City Library

Other Australian web-sites of interest :

Abbey's Bookshop, Sydney

ABC Radio short stories

ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story prize

Alan Marshall short story awards  

Australian Book Review

Australian Bush Poets' Association

Australian Crime Fiction database

'A Pair of Ragged Claws' ALR blog

Australian Poetry Centre

Australian Self Publishing Group

Australian Society of Authors

The Australian Vogel's Literary Award

Australian Writers' Guild

Australian Writer's Marketplace online - Facebook

Blake Poetry Prize

Brett Whiteley Studio - Sunday poetry readings

Coffs Harbour Writers' Group

Copyright Agency

'Eureka Street'

Express Media

Gloucester Writers Festival


Hunter Writers' Centre

 Hurlstone Park Writers Group

'Highlighting Writing'

Illustrators - 'The Stylefile'

Interactive Publications (Brisbane)

Josephine Ulrick Prizes

Nita B Kibble Literary Awards (for women)

'Mascara' Literary Review

Miles Franklin Award

National poetry events calendar

NSW Writers Centre 

Overland - Judith Wright Award for poetry

Patrick White Award - drama

'A Pod of Poets' (ABC Radio National - Poetica)

Poetry directory - Yahoo (Australia)

The Poetry Resource

Poets Union-Sydney

'PressPress' blog

Queensland Poetry Festival

Publishers of Poetry in Australia


Republican Fiction


Shearers Bookshop, Sydney

Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators

South Coast Writers Centre, Wollongong

Stella Prize, for Australian Women's Literature

Stylus Poetry Journal

Sydney Poetry - Events

Sydney Review of Books

Sydney University English/fiction prizes

Sydney Writers' festival

Time booksellers

Varuna Writers' Centre

Wheeler Centre, Melbourne


state awards 

Prime Minister's Literary Awards

Prime Minister's History Awards

NSW Premier's Literary Awards

Queensland Premier's Literary Awards { LibNated}

S.A. Premier's Literary Awards

Victorian Premier's Literary Awards

W.A. Premier's Literary Awards

 writing magazines



'Going Down Swinging'

'Griffith Review'







'wet ink'



collective website

... and around the world :

 Arts & Letters Daily

'Bartleby' author & book index

'Berfrois' intellectual/literary website

Book Forum (book reviews) (Academy of American Poets)


Brothers Judd (book reviews)

Cerise Press (Omaha, NE USA)

Commonwealth Writers Prize

Daily Writing Tips

Fish International short story prize

Foyles bookshop (London)

'Gangway' magazine (Germany)

Heritage bookshop (Los Angeles)

'The Burry Man' writers centre

Great Dialogue 

Great Writers (

'Jacket' magazine

King James Bible - impact on language

Mascara review

Montreal Prize, for poetry

Moontown Cafe poetry

Mystery Writers of America

Munster Literary Prizes (Ireland)

'Narrative' magazine

New York Review of Books

The Ontario Review (Princeton NJ USA)

'Places for Writers' (Canada)

'Poets & Writers' (USA)

The Poetry Archive

Poetry & Literature (FB)

Proverse Prize, Hong Kong

'The Rialto' magazine (UK)

William Saroyan International Prize

Shakespeare Co. bookshop (Paris)

Short Story Day

Strandbooks (New York)

'The Page'

The Poetic Link