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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3 months ago

Just putting it out there !

3 months ago

Does anyone else love exploring the opening sentence of a book?
Here's one to think about.
“It was a queer, sultry summer, the summer they electrocuted the Rosenbergs, and I didn’t know what I ... See more

3 months ago
Short Story Competition – Jugiong Writers' Festival

16 days until your entries have to be in to the Jugiong Writers Festival writing comp - c'mon - give it a go 🙂

Short Story Competition SHORT STORY COMPETITION 2019 SCHOOL CHILDREN Primary School – Topic: Dare to Dream – Down the Track 1a Kindergarten to Year 2 – one entry per child Prize Money $25 1b ... See more

3 months ago

16 days until your entries have to be in to the Jugiong Writers Festival short story and poetry comps - c'mon - give it a go 🙂

4 months ago
Wendy Haynes Author

What I love is how a community band together to support others in need. This campaign is a great opportunity to give to those doing it touch. I created a special donation pledge for business where ... See more

4 months ago


4 months ago

2019 - a blank page. Let's write it 🙂
If you need some writerly support please think of joining us

5 months ago

"No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader.
No surprise in the writer, no surprise in the reader"
Robert Frost

6 months ago
BBC Three

Here's an old interview with one of the masters of writing for children to add a bit of extra interest to your already interesting weekend. 🙂

Roald Dahl at work in 1982.


6 months ago

BIG CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of the Port Writers Inc 2018 Writing Competition.

FICTION winner – TREASURE by Charlotte French, NSW
NON-FICTION winner – LIQUID GOLD by Vickie Walker, ... See more

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