Events

14 Mar, 2024 to 17 Mar, 2024

Blak & Bright First Nations Literary Festival 2024

Blak & Bright First Nations Literary Festival is based in Naarm (Melbourne). Established in 2016, the four day showcase celebrates the diverse expressions of First Nations writers and covers all genres from oral stories to epic novels and plays to poetry. Find out more here. 

08 Mar, 2024 to 08 Mar, 2024

International Women’s Day 2024

We’re marking International Women’s Day 2024 here at Copyright Agency! Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated. Together we can forge women’s equality. Collectively we can all #InspireInclusion. Find out more here. 

04 Mar, 2024

The 2024 Stella Prize Longlist

The 2024 Stella Prize is proudly supported by the Stella Forever Fund and the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund. The shortlist is announced on 4 April and the winner on 2 May. Find out more on the Award here. 

02 Mar, 2024 to 07 Mar, 2024

Adelaide Writers’ Week 2024

Adelaide Writers’ Week is Australia’s largest free literary festival, offering both writers and readers a unique opportunity to spend time sharing ideas and literary explorations in a garden setting in Adelaide’s city centre. Some names on the line up include: Melissa Lucashenko, Christos Tsiolkas, Julia Baird, Trent Dalton among many others. Visit the official website […]

23 Feb, 2024 to 25 Feb, 2024

Perth Festival Writers’ Weekend 2024

Perth Festival 2024’s Writers’ Weekend will return February 23 to 25, presented in association with Writing WA in its new home at the State Library of WA. Find out more here. Friends and members of Copyright Agency will be speaking at the Festival, including Miles Franklin 2023 winner Shankari Chandran and Author Fellows Chris Womersley […]

22 Feb, 2024 to 25 Feb, 2024

Melbourne Arts Fair 2024

Australasia’s progressive forum for contemporary art and ideas, Melbourne Art Fair presents new and iconic artists. With a focus on solo shows and works of scale and significance, experience a fair that is instrumental in shaping the future of art in the region. Come and say hello to Tristan who will be attending the Fair. […]

07 Feb, 2024

Australian Children’s Laureate 2024

The Australian Children’s Laureate for 2024-2025 will be announced on 7 February. Find out more here.  Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund are proud supporters of Australian Children’s Laureate Foundation.

07 Feb, 2024

The Australian Writers Mentoring Program: Free conversations about creativitiy

​The Australian Writers Mentoring Program hosts free online conversations with acclaimed writers, focusing on the problems they encountered writing their first and sophomore books, and how they solved them. The next conversation is on Wednesday 7 February and hosted by AWMP Director and acclaimed writer, Dr Kathryn Heyman. Kathryn will be speaking to bestselling author, […]