Events

27 Aug, 2021

Digital Lending Right Information Session (Webinar)

The Digital Lending Right (DLR): everything you need to know and how it affects you! The Australian Society of Authors presents this free online information session on their Digital Lending Right advocacy campaign. The ASA successfully campaigned for PLR (Public Lending Right) and ELR (Education Lending Rights), a payment scheme which compensates book creators for […]

10 Aug, 2021

Honing Your Craft: Creating compelling characters and riveting plots (Webinar)

Honing Your Craft: Creating compelling characters and riveting plots (Webinar) The Australian Society of Authors presents this online Zoom session, hosted by award-winning thriller writer Michael Robotham in conversation with author and mentor Sunil Badami where you will learn: How Michael plans and creates his characters The elements he includes that make his plots riveting […]

05 Aug, 2021 to 22 Aug, 2021

Darwin Festival 2021

Darwin Arts Festival will be bursting with countless art, music, theatre, dance events and everything inbetween this August. It’s a magical time to visit the Top End in the tropical winter. Darwin Festival kicks off with a huge opening night concert extravaganza. This free, open-air event will see The Amphitheatre at George Brown Darwin Botanic […]

04 Aug, 2021

The Future of Education Content (Webinar)

COVID-19 may not have driven recent changes to higher education, but it has certainly accelerated it. What are likely to be the lasting effects of the widespread adoption of online delivery and new teaching methods, and what does it all mean for publishers? Following on from the Australian Publisher Association’s past webinar on the recent […]

01 Aug, 2021 to 31 Aug, 2021

Red Room Poetry Month

Poetry Month (1-31 August) is a new initiative presented by Red Room Poetry to increase the profile of Australian poetry, poets and publishers. The Poetry Month 2021 program features an electrifying lineup of poetic collaborations, daily poems and writing prompts, online workshops, poetic residencies and live to live-streamed showcases, designed to engage everyone – from veteran poetry lovers to […]

30 Jul, 2021 to 01 Aug, 2021

Corrugated Lines: A Festival of Words

Broome’s Writer’s Festival, Corrugated Lines: A Festival of Words is celebrating it’s tenth year in 2021. Corrugated Lines: A Festival of Words celebrates Broome and the wider region’s wealth of talent in authors, illustrators and storytellers, and showcases a stellar line-up of visiting literary guests.The festival will host a combination of ticketed and free events […]

28 Jul, 2021

Virtual Literary Speed Dating 2021

The Australian Society of Authors present the successful virtual ‘Literary Speed Dating’ series for 2021. The event is an exciting opportunity for ASA members to present a three-minute pitch of a completed manuscript to an audience of varied publishers and agents. There will be two sessions of Literary Speed Dating on Wednesday 28th and Friday […]

16 Jun, 2021 to 26 Jun, 2021

Emerging Writers’ Festival 2021

The Emerging Writers’ Festival kicks off in various venues across Melbourne this June. There are over 50 in-person and digital events to attend, and most of the online events are free. From Wednesday 16 – Saturday 26 June 2021, storytellers across the globe will unite to showcase their talents, tell their tales and share insights […]

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