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Literary projects among the recipients of Creative Victoria’s arts grants

A number of literary projects have received funding in Creative Victoria’s latest arts grant round.

Literary projects to receive funding are:

  • Carly Godden ($19,022) for ‘development and production of the second season of “Dead & Buried”, a podcast on historical literature, with a focus on underground, fringe and criminal stories’.
  • Amy Gray ($9,999) for ‘development of a book on motherhood and feminism’.
  • Jamie Clennett ($20,000) for ‘development of a graphic novel that spans over five centuries and follows the history of reformation Europe and colonial Tasmania’.
  • Kill Your Darlings ($30,000) for ‘a 12-month program by literary magazine “Kill Your Darlings” including online content and podcasts with a focus on emerging writers’.
  • Robert Lukins ($7000) for ‘completion of “Keep the Lion Hungry”, a novel that explores ideas of place, memory and the repercussions of violence and childhood trauma’.
  • Archer magazine ($26,110) for the ‘production of two print editions and a year’s worth of online content’.
  • Kate Mildenhall ($9520) for the ‘research and development of a novel which explores the story of a woman forced to flee her home and country with her children’.
  • Quentin Sprague ($10,430) for the ‘development of a creative nonfiction novel that tells the story of the Jirrawun artist group, a leading Indigenous contemporary arts group based in Western Australia’s Kimberley region’.
  • The Lifted Brow ($19,000) for the ‘development and publication of literary magazine The Lifted Brow’s “First Nations” issue’, of which ‘all contributors, editorial and ancillary staff on this edition will be First Nations people’.
  • University of Melbourne ($50,000) for ‘a year-long program of activities by Art + Australia, including the publication of journals, books and digital content, as well as public programs ranging from lectures and talks to symposia’.

In total, 62 projects received over $1m in funding. For more information, click here.


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