Plant Notes: A Guildhouse Collections Project

South Australian artists Louise Flaherty and Laura Wills recently launched Plant Notes, an exhibition investigating the personal and environmental effects of losing vulnerable native flora through their research as part of The Guildhouse Collections Project, at the South Australian Seed Conservation Centre and Adelaide Botanic Gardens.

Bri Lee & Anwen Crawford

How two former UTS Writers in Residence released their new books within months of each other.

Authors Bri Lee (Eggshell Skull, Beauty) and Anwen Crawford (Live Through This) were both holders of the New Writer Fellowship, in 2020 and 2018 respectively.

Miles Franklin Award shortlist revealed

Last week, the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund, alongside award trustee Perpetual, announced the 2021 Miles Franklin Literary Award shortlist, featuring six books by a mix of debut, early career and established authors.

Our Publishing Industry Career Development recipient!

Brigid Mullane, an emerging publisher at Ultimo Press is this year’s recipient of the Cultural Fund’s Publishing Industry Career Development Grant.

Creating lifelong literary connections

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund supports Australia’s literary community in myriad ways and sometimes, serendipitously, creates connections that go far beyond expectations. Our support for the 2019 Miles Franklin Literary Award has helped introduce new audiences to the award-winning author Dr Michael Mohammed Ahmad, who was shortlisted for The Lebs (Hachette Australia). Each shortlisted writer receives […]

Image Credit: Photo of Bri Lee by Saskia Wilson (left) and Anwen Crawford self portrait holding camera reflected in a mirror (right).

Image Credit: Anna Krien, 2021 Fellow for Non-Fiction Writing. Photo courtesy EMG. Robert Drewe 2021 Author Fellow, photo by Tracy Drewe.

Image Credit: Poets Sarah Holland-Batt, Omar Sakr and Laura Jean McKay. Courtesy of Red Room Poetry.

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