Copyright Agency latest release of grants offers critical sector support

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund has announced the recipients of its latest round of funding to support Australian writers, publishers, visual artists and creative organisations.

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.

Photo of Sarah Holland-Batt, Omar Sakr and Laura Jean McKay. Courtesy of Red Room Poetry.

Red Room Poetry Month

August is Poetry Month, an initiative that Red Room Poetry created to increase the value and awareness of Australian poets and publishers of Australian poetry.

Photo of TextaQueen with CAP and 4A logos.

TextaQueen is awarded the inaugural Copyright Agency Partnerships $80,000 commission with 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art

Visual artist TextaQueen is the recipient of the inaugural Copyright Agency Partnerships (CAP) $80,000 commission to develop and exhibit a major body of work with the 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney.

Edwina West from Oakhill College is Awarded the Reading Australia Fellowship for 2021

Today we announced Edwina West from Sydney’s Oakhill College is this year’s Reading Australia Fellow for Teachers of English and Literacy.

Challenge & Change: AATE/ALEA National Conference

Reading Australia is looking forward to this year’s joint Australian Association for the Teaching of English (AATE) and Australian Literacy Educators’ Association (ALEA) conference, which will once again be presented online.

2021 Miles Franklin Literary Award Shortlist Unveiled

The 2021 Miles Franklin Literary Award Shortlist.

Upcoming Writers’ Festivals

The Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund is once again proudly supporting Australian writers at the Sydney and Brisbane Writers’ Festivals.

Image Credit: Khaled Sabsabi, 5th Pillar (detail), 2020. Courtesy of the Artist and Milani Gallery, Photographer: Khaled Sabsabi.

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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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