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.
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.
To add or update your public writer profile, please visit My Account
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.
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.
Books by NT authors
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.
Book of the month
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