Welcome to TasWriters

Encouraging, supporting and promoting Tasmanian writers and stories.

Welcome to TasWriters, where writers connect for the latest information on Tasmania’s literary scene, get updates on events and find support. We are here to help, whatever your query.


  • Supports, develops and promotes Tasmanian writers at all stages of their careers;
  • Offers a hub for the dissemination of advice, information and resources, supporting a network of flourishing writers’ groups across the State;
  • Develops and strengthens links within and beyond the sector using cooperative programs with other organisations;
  • Maintains a database of writers willing to present workshops, courses and talks in schools, TAFE, UTAS, libraries and migrant services.

Tassie books this Christmas (and holidays)

Looking for summer reading or gift ideas? TasWriters members have been busy this year. They have published a grand variety of books, something for everyone. Take a look.


Hobart Writers Festival

The Hobart Writers Festival

TasWriters would like to thank everyone who took part in the Hobart Writers Festival this year!

The festival presenters, performers and volunteers were all amazing and we couldn’t have done it without you!

TasWriters looks forward to our next festival in 2021. If you’d like to see what went on you can always check out the festival website. Want to get involved? We’d love to hear from you! Contact us.


Congratulations to the Emerging Tasmanian Aboriginal Writer Award winner, Kartanya Maynard!

This year’s theme was: My Tasmanian Landscape. The judges were inaugural 2017 winner Adam Thompson, Jillian Mundy and Theresa Sainty.


Membership is open – join here!


In recognition of the deep history and culture of this island, TasWriters acknowledges the Mouheneenner People and the traditional owners and custodians of the land, and we pay our respect to the elders past, present and emerging.