The Copyright Agency is thrilled that well-loved children’s writer, and Reading Australia author, Morris Gleitzman has been announced as the Australian Children’s Laureate for 2018–19. He will dedicate the next two years to advocating for the importance of stories and everything stories can offer. Gleitzman is the author of the award-winning novel, Once (2005), for which there are dedicated teaching resources […]
Grants for 56 projects have just been announced including funding for the development of more than 15 new Australian plays and the inaugural Australian Reading Hour in September. The Stella Prize, the Melbourne Writers Festival and the National Young Writers Festival are also beneficiaries of grants just announced by the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund. In […]
The Copyright Agency extends congratulations to members Bill Condon and Lorraine Marwood who received awards in the young adult fiction and the children’s fiction categories. Bill Condon, a longstanding Copyright Agency member, won for his work Confessions of a Liar, Thief and Failed Sex God. Judges commented on the work saying that it is a ‘poignant, funny […]
Image Credit: Khaled Sabsabi, 5th Pillar (detail), 2020. Courtesy of the Artist and Milani Gallery, Photographer: Khaled Sabsabi.
Image Credit: Griffith Review 74 cover image. Kathrin Longhurst, Brave [detail] 2020 Oil on linen, 120 x 120 image courtesy of the artist.
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