We are Australia's leading centre for fiction, non-fiction and business writing courses.
With online and face-to-face options, we can help you achieve your goals and rewrite your future.

"The Australian Writers’ Centre courses are really worthwhile, definitely for anyone who’s interested in writing and taking a more serious step toward that as a
career - or even just as a hobby."

Sarah Bailey's debut crime novel, The Dark Lake was a bestseller.
She published its first sequel, Into the Night, in June 2018
and its second sequel, Where the Dead Go, in August 2019.

Discover how an AWC course can change your life!

“When Allen & Unwin decided to publish my novel... it was amazing.” – Sarah Bailey

"I'm a children's author and I've just released my first series of books." – Shelly Unwin

“Having the thrill of going to a newsagent when you know your article is coming out is fantastic.” – Rob Grant

“When I found out I was being published it was the best thing ever, the happiest day I can remember so far. It was really, really exciting.” – Catherine Pelosi

"I've just had my first novel published and I'm already working on my second." - Margaret Morgan

“I got all this knowledge about how to break into this industry” – Lindy Alexander

"I pitched the novel to Harlequin Mira... they loved it" – Penelope Janu

“I’m doing my dream job.” – Catherine Rodie

"I know I never would have been published had it not been for Valerie’s support, guidance, that ‘red pen’ of hers, and her incredibly accurate feedback."

Jennifer Johnston, freelance writer

Our graduates have been published in or employed by:


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