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!

“In the end when Allen & Unwin decided to publish the novel... it was amazing" – Sarah Bailey
Graduate of Australian Writers' Centre, author of "The Dark Lake"

“I'm a children's author and I've just released my first series of books." – Shelly Unwin
Graduate of Australian Writers' Centre, now a full-time author

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

“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
Graduate of Australian Writers' Centre, freelance writer, author of "Quark's Academy"

“Through the course at Australian Writers' Centre I discovered I really could be a novelist and that was such a revelation to me and such a delight”. – Margaret Morgan
Graduate of Australian Writers' Centre, freelance writer, author of "The Second Cure"

“The Australian Writers' Centre course had paid for itself maybe two or three times over before I got to the end of the five-week course.” – Brad Kelly
Freelance Writer

"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 written for or been published by:


And many more ...