The Australian Writer's Marketplace
The Australian Writer's Marketplace is your guide to the writing and publishing industry in Australia and beyond. With over two thousand active listings in the our directory, we provide you with every contact you will ever need to succeed in the writing business.
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Writers, Meet Your New Best Friend!

Welcome to AWMonline, the online version of The Australian Writer’s Marketplace – every contact you will ever need to succeed in the writing business.

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Visit Online Learning Centre

AWM Online Learning Centre is dedicated to increasing your skills via online courses on the art and business of writing, helping you achieve your creative and professional goals no matter your location.

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Visit the FAQ

Got questions about writing and publishing? Our frequently asked questions page is here to help. Answer not there? AWM staff will answer you questions in the FAQ forum.

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View the Blog

Become a subscriber today and get full access to articles on writing, getting published, hints and tips and further information to help you with your writing career.


AWM GenreCon

GenreCon: A three-day conference for writers and writing professionals, regardless of where their books are found in the local bookshop. The next AWM Genrecon will run in 2019.

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  • Get Published

    The Australian Writer's Marketplace listings directory featuring opportunities for writers, with submission and contact details for Magazines, Newspapers, Publishers, Literary Agents, Industry Organisations, and Literary Awards

  • Improve Your Writing

    Whether it's through our directory of upcoming writing courses, our public list of services offering manuscript appraisals, or our own Online Learning Centre, the AWM is your go-to resource for improving your writing and getting publishing.

  • Get Informed

    Learn the basics of writing and publishing with our Writer's FAQ and Article Series, and keep up to date with the latest industry developments through the AWM Speakeasy blog.

  • Meet Other Writers

    Sometimes the hardest thing about being a writer is finding other writers. If you're looking for a community, we've got a comprehensive list of writing groups and organisations in our listing directory. If there's no group close to you, we've also got the AWM Forums and weekly Writing Races where writers gather online and share their work.


First, buy a pen. Second, a dictionary.  Then, The Australian Writer’s Marketplace.  That’s the hard work done. Now, just write your book!

John Marsden best-selling and award-winning author (Tomorrow series, The Ellie Chronicals)


Dear AWM Supporters

The AWM project team is currently undergoing work for a full refresh of the Australian Writer’s Marketplace, which will include an updated directory and listings. Subscriptions are now unavailable until the site relaunches and this page will no longer be updated.

To receive updates on the project’s progress fill in the form at:

To begin preparing a Listing for the new site, please read the 2021 Listee Guide. For any queries, send us an email at [email protected]

Thank you for your patience!