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.

A new partnership for competitive artists’ commission worth $80K

Announcing Copyright Agency Partnerships (CAP) – a new partnership with Australian art institutions to support commissions for mid-career and established visual artists.

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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