Welcome to the NT Writers’ Centre. We support writers at all stages of their development, from aspiring to established.

Member Services and Opportunities

All NT Writers’ Centre members can access the following services and opportunities.


On all of our events and workshops, including our annual NT Writers’ Festival.

Residencies & Mentorships

Eco House Residency at the Darwin Botanical Gardens for writers residing outside of Darwin.

Andrew McMillan Memorial Residency for emerging writers across genres.


Our fortnightly eNews includes information, news and opportunities for writers.

imprint Magazine

imprint is an annual publication produced by the NT Writers’ Centre. It is devoted to NT writers and writing.

2016 issue is available for download here

2009 – 2013 issues 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


For advertising rates click here For any inquiries about advertising please email

Promotion Support

We promote member achievements and book launches, by sharing Member News through our eNews and Facebook. Email your news to

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.

Writer Profile

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

Submit your writing

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

Online Bookstore

For information about selling your book/s through our online bookstore, please email


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.