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Queensland Writers Centre (QWC) was founded in 1990 with the aim of nurturing Queensland literature and building a community of writers. QWC was established as a membership organisation and became incorporated by association in 2000. Since then, QWC has established itself as the leading provider of specialised services to the writing community throughout Queensland.


Upcoming Events

Sep 20
Novella Writing with Nick Earls
Meeting Room 1B - Ground floor, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Sep 21
Writing Friday at Queensland Writers Centre
QWC Workshop Room Level 2 - State Library of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4000
Sep 22
SOLD OUT! (waitlist) Introduction to Podcasting with Craig Garrett
Queensland Writers Centre - Level 2, State Library of Queensland Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

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 Online Courses

QWC offers online courses covering the art, craft and business of writing, designed for busy schedules, rural living or learning on the run. All online courses are hosted on The Australian Writer’s Marketplace Online Learning Centre.

The Writer’s Surgery

QWC’s members-only Writer’s Surgery connects you with professional writers who will help you overcome hurdles and put you on the road to achieving your writing goals. Submit 20 pages of your work, then engage in a 90-minute conversation with your nominated consulting writer who will provide advice according to your goals.