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

Varuna Open Day Sunday 23 September 2018 from 10am to 4pm

Join us at our Varuna Open House 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, a second-hand book sale and more.

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  • 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 Create NSW.

    CAL Cultural Fund Logo Supporting our First Nations fellowships.

    Arts NT Logo Supporting our Arts NT residential fellowships.

  • Workshops and Events



    Our residential masterclasses offer a week at Varuna led by some of Australia's best writing facilitators. Your week will involve a mix of group workshop sessions, one-on-one mentorship, individual writing time and time spent with other writers. Each masterclass is limited to only five participants.

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