Welcome to Our Program of Events

The Queensland Writers Centre runs workshops and events featuring international award winners through to children’s book writers, offering something to both beginners and those with established writing careers.

To discover which of our events would be best for you, check out our event guide

Upcoming Events

Our our upcoming events are also available at qwriters.co/qwc-eventbrite

Jun 15
The Business of Writing with Tiana Templeman
Queensland Writers Centre - Level 2, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, Brisbane, QLD 4101
Jun 15
The Alchemy of Research: Transforming Sources Into Historical Fiction with Melissa Ashley
Queensland Writers Centre - Level 2, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, Brisbane, QLD 4101
Jun 16
How To Write Popular Fiction with Christine Wells
Queensland Writers Centre - Level 2, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, Brisbane, QLD 4101
Jun 16
Writers’ Plan (CAIRNS)
Cairns City Library Meeting Room - 151 Abbott Street, Cairns, QLD 4870
Jun 16
Poetry Verses Prose with Kathryn Apel
Meeting Room 1B - Level 1, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, Brisbane, QLD 4101
Jun 21
Writing Friday at Queensland Writers Centre
QWC Workshop Room Level 2 - State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, Brisbane, QLD 4101
Jun 22
Surviving The Developmental Phase with Laurel Cohn
Queensland Writers Centre - Level 2, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, Brisbane, QLD 4101
Jun 23
Your Guide To Self-Publishing with Kylie Chan
Queensland Writers Centre - Level 2, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, Brisbane, QLD 4101
Jun 28
Writing Friday at Queensland Writers Centre
QWC Workshop Room Level 2 - State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, Brisbane, QLD 4101
Jul 12
Writing Fridays at Maleny Library
Library Maleny - 5 Coral Street, Maleny, QLD 4552

A Guide To Our Events

Our Event Formats

Course - Part seminar, part workshop; staged over one or more days, weeks or months.

Course – Part seminar, part workshop; staged over one or more days, weeks or months.

Seminar - A lecture-style presentation that may involve some audience interaction.

Seminar – A lecture-style presentation that may involve some audience interaction.

Workshop - a more intimate environment conducive to class writing exercises and tutor feedback

Workshop – a more intimate environment conducive to class writing exercises and tutor feedback

Members Only Event - This event is for members of the Queensland Writers Centre only

Members Only Event – This event is for members of the Queensland Writers Centre only

Bootcamp - An intensive course run over consecutive days

Bootcamp – An intensive course run over consecutive days

Literary Event - This event is a literary event

Literary Salon- Three or more writers reading aloud from their work to an audience.

18+ Event - This event is restricted to 18+ as alcohol will be served

18+ Event – This event is restricted to 18+ as alcohol will be served

Our Levels

Level 1 – Suitable for writers of all levels

Level 2 - Suitable for intermediate writers and above

Level 2 – Suitable for intermediate writers and above

Level 3 - Suitable for emerging writers and above

Level 3 – Suitable for emerging writers and above

Our Event Types

Craft – This event will help you with the development of your writing craft

Sustainability - This event will help you with the sustainability of your career

Sustainability – This event will help you with the sustainability of your career

Engagement - This event will help you build skills to engage your readers

Engagement – This event will help you build skills to engage your readers