Events

16 Jun, 2021 to 16 Jun, 2021

Miles Franklin Literary Award Shortlist Announcement

Tune in for the 2021 Miles Franklin Literary Award Shortlist Announcement, live on YouTube. Subscribe now

16 Jun, 2021

Pitch Perfect: Picture Books – How to prepare yourself for the publishing process

Join editor and publisher of books for children and young adults, Erica Wagner for Pitch Perfect, an online seminar for authors to learn how to pitch picture books and submit manuscripts to publishers and agents. The session will cover the following topics: An understanding of the current publishing landscape What you send in and in […]

05 Jun, 2021 to 26 Jun, 2021

Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes 2021

  2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the Archibald Prize, Australia’s most prestigious portraiture award. Awarded to the best portrait painting, it’s a who’s who of Australian culture – from politicians to celebrities, sporting heroes to artists.The Wynne Prize is awarded to the best landscape painting of Australian scenery, or figure sculpture, while the Sulman […]

04 Jun, 2021

Books and Ideas at Montalto: Alice Pung

From March to November, the literary meets the culinary at Books and Ideas at Montalto. Set in a stunning Red Hill winery on the Mornington Peninsula, join some of Australia’s most beloved writers for an intimate discussion about their work – served with excellent food and wine, as a languorous lunchtime tips into a relaxed […]

03 Jun, 2021

MEAA Code of Ethics Webinar

MEAA and The Walkley Foundation present: Handle with care: Reporting with respect for privacy, grief and trauma Join a variety of journalists for an online webinar to share their knowledge on how to use fair, responsible and honest means to obtain material. The panel will discuss misconceptions of privacy rights, the importance of respecting sources’ […]

03 Jun, 2021

The Girl Remains: Katherine Firkin in conversation with Corrie Perkin

Melbourne press club presents this online webinar with Melbourne journalist-turned-crime writer Katherine Firkin and moderator Corrie Perkin (My Bookshop) for webinar to discuss her new thriller The Girl Remains. The Girl Remains, set for release this May, is described as “an incredibly dark and chilling police thriller” set on the coast of Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, […]

02 Jun, 2021

Panel discussion: The Business of Freelancing

Media Super, MEAA and the Walkley Foundation present: The Business of Freelancing. Join Frank Molloy (freelance journalist) and John Myers (Media Super) for a panel discussion on structuring your freelancing business to maximise time for creativity and get on top of your administration. The panel will also cover top tips on securing a sustainable future […]

20 May, 2021

Author/Editor Series: Meg Mason & Catherine Milne

Copyright Agency proudly supports the Author/Editor series; A monthly online series featuring featuring 10 collaborations between authors & editors, presented by the Brisbane Writers Festival. Meg Mason has written extensively for both newspapers and magazines, including The Financial Times and The Times, London, Vogue, ELLE, marie claire and The New Yorker. Her third book, the […]

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