Previous Writers in Residence

Yvette Poshoglian 

Peter Pinson 

Ursula Dubosarky 

P.M Newton

Justin Fleming 

Belinda Hopper

Writer in Residence

North Sydney Council offers writers the opportunity to pursue their inspiration in the tranquil, historic Don Bank Museum - a heritage building in a Victorian remnant garden setting.

Applications for 2020 Don Bank Writer in Residence program are now closed. If you have any questions regarding this program please contact library@northsydney.nsw.gov.au




Writer In Residence 2019

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Photo: Associate Professor Tanya Evans and Catherine Shirley


The 2019 Don Bank Studio Writer In Residence is - The History Council NSW.

The History Council NSW is a not-for-profit organisation whose executive committee includes some of Australia’s most distinguished writers and historians.

The president of the Council is Associate Professor Tanya Evans a prominent public historian and academic who is currently Associate Professor at Macquarie University.

The History Council will be collaborating with Stanton Library to produce an engaging community program for 2019 as well as producing the annual NSW History Week Program. This is a great opportunity for our community to connect with distinguished history professionals.


Writer In Residence Events 2019


Celebrating the History Council of NSW

The 2019 Don Bank writer in residency with the History Council of NSW is approaching its end and the Stanton Library is running an event to enable the HCNSW to showcase their 2019 work. There will be a presentation by Executive Officer Catherine Shirley and the President of the History Council, Dr Stephen Gapps.


Thursday December 5,1pm

Stanton Library, Level 1

For more information book online