Omega Writers Conference 2018

If you would like to be inspired, supported and educated in your writing, no matter the genre, then the Omega Writers Conference 2018 is the place to be in 2018.

Be swept up by the ambiance of The Monastry, Adelaide as we take you from `A whisper to a shout’ building your confidence as a writer through inspired plenary sessions and awards night, through educational workshops and supported host group connections.

Be challenged by the reality of The Hub as our Publishers, Editors and Consultants meet with you for scheduled appointments, ready to explore the best way forward for your work in progress.

Be there. 26 th – 28 th October, 2018. The Monastry, Adelaide.

Registration is now closed. You can still book the hub and the airport shuttle.


The Monastry has limited accommodation so this year you have lots of choice which means cheaper pricing options

Early bird weekend

  • $435.00pp – Conference, meals ,and two nights accommodation. (twin share on site)
  • $253.00pp – Conference and meals. Additional cost – find your own off site accommodation or be billeted. Recommendations to come.

Early bird day

  • $131.00pp – Day conference (9-5pm)
  • $164.00pp – Day conference plus dinner

Conference Presenters

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Registration is now closed. You can still book the hub and the airport shuttle.

The following promo codes are available for a 10% discount (your eligibility will be checked after booking)

  • Omega Member Discount: OC18MEM
  • Student Discount: OC18STU
  • Spouse Discount: OC18SP

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions 2018


Public program.

Opportunities – The Hub

‘The Hub’ is a meeting place for conference delegates to connect with publishers and editors. It’s your opportunity to receive tailored feedback on a manuscript or work in progress, or to pitch your manuscript to a publisher.

Appointments with publishers/editors will be by pre-booked appointment. Browse the extensive list of publishers/editors/experts here and make your booking by visiting the Hub bookings page.

Appointments will be taken on a first in first served basis, so make sure you book in early to avoid missing out.


I am inspired to put some strokes of brilliance into otherwise ordinary writing. Writing is such an ethereal and and isolating experience – I appreciate the reminder that I'm not in it alone and that others have survived and thrived.
– Catherine Murray

I was merely a one day attendee, but oh, what a day bursting with enthusiasm, hope and challenges!
– Rita Galieh

I had a challenging, inspiring, brilliant first conference – and look forward to many more!
– Emily Maurits

It was quite honestly the best writing conference I’ve been to – for so many reasons! 
– Karen Collum