A place for thinking
A place for writing
A place for conversation

Open Day

Join us at our Varuna Open House on Sunday October 1 for a sneak peek at this precious place for Australian writers. Bring the family and enjoy house and garden tours, music and poetry in the garden, author talks and more. Click here for more info.

  • News



    Varuna News is where you'll find the latest information about programs, awards, residencies, events and workshops.

    Alumni News is where you'll find out about new works and news of Varuna's alumni.

    The Varuna Alumni Monthly Feature of interviews and articles edited by Diana Jenkins.

  • Thanks



    Varuna, the Writers House is assisted by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council for the Arts and by the NSW Government through Arts NSW.


    CAL Cultural Fund Logo Supports Writing for Creative Audio Residency Masterclass 2014 – 2016.

  • Copy of Friends of Mick


    2017 mick dark talk for the future


    One of Australia's leading environmentalists, Bob Brown, will be visiting Springwood in September to deliver the 2017 Mick Dark Talk for the Future

    More information and tickets >