Welcome to the NT Writers’ Centre community. We support writers at all stages of their development, from aspiring to established. As a member you will receive writing news and information, discounts on our events and workshops, including our annual Writers’ Festival, and access to our services and opportunities.

Manuscript Assessment

The NT Writers’ Centre provides a manuscript assessment service for members wishing to develop and improve a piece of writing. For more information click here

Publishing contract advice

NTWC members can ring or email for general publishing advice, and for specific contract advice they are eligible for a 10 per cent discount with a publishing specialist who is a friend of the centre.


NTWC members are eligible for discounted rates on all of our events and workshops, including our annual NT Writers’ Festival.

Residencies & Mentorships

NTWC members are eligible to apply for regular opportunities on offer through the Centre. This includes our annual Eco House Residency at the Darwin Botanical Gardens for writers residing outside of Darwin. Also, the Andrew McMillan Memorial Residency for emerging writers across genres, residing in the NT.

Writer Profile

To add or update your public writer profile, please visit My Account

Members Magazine

In December 2016 the Northern Territory Writers’ Centre Journal (previously Write Turn) is being relaunched as imprint.


imprint is a publication of the NT Writers’ Centre. It is devoted to NT writers and writing.

2009 – 2013 editions of the NT Writers’ Centre publication, Write Turn, are available for download here


NTWC members receive all issues of imprint. $55 waged/$45 unwaged per year. Join or renew your membership here or call 08 8942 1100. To ensure you receive your copy, please check and update your mailing address here.


The NT Writers’ Centre welcomes writing submissions by our membership. Details here


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Submit your writing

The NT Writers’ Centre publishes content written by our membership on our website. For guidelines click here


The NT Writers’ Centre has a well-stocked library for members. Our main collection is located in our Darwin office at the Frog Hollow Centre for the Arts, 56 McMinn St. A smaller collection exists in our Alice Springs Office at the Red Hot Arts Centre, 67 Bath St.

Resources include:

Books by NT authors
Poetry anthologies
Australian literary journals
Publishing industry references
‘How to’ books on all aspects of writing

Drop in during work hours. Materials can be accessed and borrowed by members for up to three weeks.