KSP Writers-in-Residence Timeline

In December I launched my book Locating Australian Literary Memory which explores the work of eleven authors and the sites, commemorations and artefacts associated with them. In a chapter called 'Living Memorials: The Houses of Katharine Susannah Prichar...

Last month, a builder renovating Katharine Susannah Prichard’s writing cabin found this telegram which had been hidden for decades. It’s a wondrous thing for Katharine’s Place to yield a document relating to Katharine all these years later. The telegram...

On 26 June 2019, I submitted my PhD thesis, “Astir With Great Things: The Early Life of Katharine Susannah Prichard”. I started my enrolment at the University of Western Australia in August 2014, so it took me four years and ten months all up; I’ve enjoy...

On Sunday 7th May at the Open Day of the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers' Centre ECU Honorary Professor Glen Phillips was presented with a Community Service Award commemorating 32 years of dedicated service to the Centre. On behalf of the Minister f...

Tracy Farr

Tracy Farr's debut novel, The Life and Loves of Lena Gaunt, was published January 2016 in the UK by a new independent publisher, Aardvark Bureau. The novel will also be released by the same publisher in the US in May...

1987 and 1988: Murray Oliver

1989: Rod Moran, Tracy Ryan, Doreen Sullivan

1990: Kate Llewellyn, Clem Gordon, Corine Templeton, Anthony Lawrence, Glyn Parry

1991: Caroline Logan, David Buchanan, David Cohen, Barbara Brandt

1992: Chris Mansell, Nigel Gray, Bri...

The KSP Writers' Centre has hosted multiple annual residencies for talented Australian and international writers since 1987. The list below proudly notes the publications and achievements made by KSP Writers-in-Residence since their residency at the Cent...

Charles Staples

Following its formation in 1985, the KSP Foundation awarded its first Life Membership in 1992 to Charles Staples.

Charles attended the inaugural AGM in 1985, and together with Pat Burnett was elected as the KSP Foundation’s first Vice-Chair...

1986/87: Glen Phillips

1987/89: Andra Kins

1989/90: Glen Phillips 

1990/91: Glen Phillips/Tracey Ryan

1991/92: John Ralph

1992/92: Barbara Brandt

1993/94: Glen Phillips

1994/95: Rose van Son

1995/96: Louise Spearing

1996/97: Don Eade

1997/98: Sally Clarke


1985/86 - Mela Hultink, Laurance Travers, Barbara Jolly, Faye Davis, Joy Graham, Glen Phillips, Charles Staples, Mary Dilworth, Pat Burnett

1986/87  - Mela Hultink, Laurance Travers, Mary Dilworth, Hazel Pruyn, Ray Orton, Michael Williams, Joan Ambrose, J...

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