Information on various awards affiliated with the ASA.

Authors in Schools

This program places professional authors in the classroom to conduct writing workshops and to introduce teachers to an extensive new teaching resource, Reading Australia.

Benevolent Fund

The Writers Benevolent Fund was established on the initiative of the late Nancy Keesing, Australian poet and author.

Contract Assessment

Getting published? Not sure what your contract means? Not sure whether your contract measures up to industry standards? Get advice first!


Have a first draft but don’t know how to improve it? Need help with structure or character development? Looking for professional support to strengthen your manuscript? Apply for an ASA mentorship.

Style File

The Style File showcases the work of talented Australian illustrators and is used by publishers, authors and others in the industry to find illustrators to commission for work.

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