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2013 kuril dhagun Indigenous Writing Fellowships announced

The black&write! Indigenous Writing and Editing Project at the State Library of Queensland (SLQ) has announced the winners of the 2013 kuril dhagun Indigenous Writing Fellowships.

The winners are:

  • Scott Prince and Dave Hartley for Deadly D and Justice Jones–Making the Team
  • Tristan Savage for Rift Breaker
  • Jared Thomas for Calypso Summer.

 

This year, three fellowships were awarded, up from two fellowships in 2012. Each fellowship is worth $10,000 and includes a publishing deal with Magabala Books.

Magabala marketing manager Nic Murray told Books+Publishing that Deadly D and Justice Jones–Making the Team will be published in September 2013 and Rift Breaker and Calypso Summer will be published in April/May 2014.

At the announcement of the fellowships, black&write! launched the books from the 2012 fellowshipsBakir and Bi by Jillian Boyd and Tori-Jay Mordey and The Rise of the Fallen by Teagan Chilcott (both Magabala).

The black&write! Indigenous Writing and Editing program was launched by the SLQ in 2010 to train, mentor and promote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers and editors, with Magabala signing up as a partner in 2011. 

For more information about the black&write! Indigenous Writing and Editing program, click here.

 

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