Welcome to PORT WRITERS INC. a community writing group founded in December 2014
located in PORT MACQUARIE on the Mid North Coast of NSW.


When do we meet and what do we do?

We meet on the 4th Saturday of every month (except November and December) at the Rotary Community Hall, Hastings River Drive, Port Macquarie
We also meet for a writing coffee and chat session on the second Wednesday of each month at at the Sea Acres Rainforest Café, Pacific Drive, Port Macquarie
See our Gatherings page for details on what happens at our meetings.
We hold an annual Writing Competition.

We welcome visitors and new members. See our Membership page for further details.


Our Mission Statement

We aim to provide a comfortable, supportive and cooperative environment. At Port Writers, members are encouraged to share and practise their writing. Writers are supported to improve their literary knowledge and increase their realm of literary experience.


Our Aims and Objectives

  • Encourage writers and those interested in writing to join Port Writers Inc.
  • Support the membership on their individual journeys.
  • Provide a comfortable environment catering for individual needs including those with a disability.
  • Provide presentations that are relevant and meaningful.
  • Include the membership in all important decision making and changes; notifying the public of the endeavours of Port Writers through regular publicity.


Our Patrons

We are honoured to have talented writers Bessie Jennings and Laurie Barber as our patrons





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1 week ago

Cover reveal for my next book - a middle-grade fantasy for 9 -12 year olds. Thanks Annie Seaton
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Cover reveal for my next book - a middle-grade fantasy for 9 -12 year olds. Thanks Annie Seaton.
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2 weeks ago

A big thank you to Anna Featherstone for coming along to talk to us last Saturday. Our brains are still reeling with many possibilities :)

3 weeks ago
Aerogramme Writers' Studio

Yup - this happens! Which is why joining a writing group of supportive like-minded people can help. Maybe this can be your New Year's resolution :D Check us out at www.portwriters.com.au

3 weeks ago

We will be sad to say good bye to long term and active member, Gillian Scott who is leaving the Hastings region. Gillian has contributed much to Port Writers - taking part in our group writing ... See more

4 weeks ago
Grassroots Writers Weekend 2020

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The Grassroots Writers Weekend has been running since 2014. This event offers interactive workshops, discussion panels, topical conversations, and much more. This event is for any writer who wishes ... See more

1 month ago
The prickly princess - Stuarts Point saw her first

Port Writers member, Kay Morrison will be launching her children's book the Prickly Princess at Douglas Vale Historic Homestead and Vineyard open day on 19 October. Head across there with your own ... See more

A 'Giant Prickly Stick Insect' will be hidden in the grounds.

1 month ago
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A big thank you and shout out to Port Macquarie Panthers Leagues Club for providing the venue for our next Grassroots Writers Weekend via a successful club grant ... See more

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