Writers’ Groups and Regular Events

Self-published Authors of Darwin

This group is for self-published writers of any genre, whether online or in print form, that live in Darwin and the wider NT. The aim is to provide a platform for networking, sharing of ideas, feedback, get togethers & creating a community space for all. Find us on Facebook

POW – Palmerston’s Own Writers

Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month at the Member for Brennan’s Community Room, Palmerston Shopping Centre at 5.30pm. For more information contact Sandra Parker on T: 0427 451949 or E: sandra@parkershouse.net

Coconut Grove Writers’ Group: You Write Mate?

Formerly Malak Writers’ Group now taking place at the Community Arts Centre in Coconut Grove. Come along for a night of fun, creativity and getting words down on paper. Monthly meetings. Find us on Facebook

Black Lines

Black Lines is a new monthly meet up for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers who just need a safe, quiet and encouraging environment they can go to once a month to work on their writing without the distractions of everyday life disrupting their flow of creativity.
Black Lines will happen on the third Saturday of each month with the next meet up happening on Saturday the 19th of October at Browns Mart Theatre. 10am to 1pm.

Darwin Children’s Authors and Illustrators

This is a group for people interested in writing and illustrating books for children. Find them on Facebook


Tennant Creek Writers

Active and now meeting on ZOOM! Regular meetings. Contact: geoffrey.r.evans@bigpond.com

KROW – Katherine Region of Writers

Meetings are held at the Katherine Public Library Tea Room, 10am to 12noon every second Saturday of the month. For further details, please contact krowmembers@gmail.com

Darwin: Poetry and Coffee Mornings

Meet some fellow poetry lovers to share your favourite works, or some work of your own. It’s held the third Thursday of every month, 10am – 11am. Just turn up and enjoy a coffee in poetic company! THIS WILL BE HELD AGAIN JUNE 18, 2020 AT EVA’S CAFE IN THE BOTANIC GARDENS, WITH APPROPRIATE SOCIAL DISTANCING!

Spit and Polish: Darwin poetry feedback group

Last Sunday of the month, 1pm at Evas Cafe in the George Brown Botanic Gardens, please contact prefabric8@gmail.com or ysanz@optusnet.com.au

Wild Words: Darwin

A monthly event to allow writers to trial some spoken word in front of a friendly audience. It happens the last Thursday of every month at the Happy Yess (in BrownsMart) from 7pm to 9pm. Entry is $5, but FREE for performers.

Word Font

Alice Springs Writers Group, meeting at the Library, Thursday 7-8.30pm on listed dates. These free sessions are facilitated and provide guided self exploration, with positive and encouraging feedback based on what worked or what evoked reaction from the group. Contact alice@ntwriters.com.au

Hold a writers’ group that you would like to list? Email us at alice@ntwriters.com.au