Times are tough for our creative industries, but there are still good news stories to be found. In addition to our latest funding recipients and the winners of the ABIAs, here are some other positive announcements coming out of the arts sector. 2020 Miles Franklin Literary Award longlist Ten authors have been longlisted for Australia’s […]
The Copyright Agency has announced funding of $455,691 for 21 ground-breaking projects and six new initiatives supporting writing, reading, editing, education, publishing and the visual arts in its second and final round of grants for the year. Highlights include: funding for Fremantle Press to help train authors on media promotion and showcasing their work to […]
The overall winner of the 2018 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award is Beth Spencer for her short story collection, The Age of Fibs. Beth Spencer receives $3,000 in prize money. Judged by renowned Australian author Carmel Bird, the award offered cash prizes and digital publication by Australian publisher, Spineless Wonders to the overall winner as […]
The Big Issue released its 13th annual Fiction Edition on 25 August, featuring work by acclaimed authors Paulo Coelho, Elliot Perlman and Matthew Reilly. Popular novelist Nick Earls was recruited as a guest judge for the bumper edition, which attracted more than 550 short story submissions. Writers including Romy Ash, Toni Jordan and Anna Spargo-Ryan […]
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16 Jun, 2021
Pitch Perfect: Picture Books – How to prepare yourself for the publishing process
16 Jun, 2021 to 16 Jun, 2021
Miles Franklin Literary Award Shortlist Announcement
16 Jun, 2021 to 26 Jun, 2021
Emerging Writers’ Festival 2021
28 Jul, 2021
Virtual Literary Speed Dating 2021