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Copyright Agency awards Create grants to five writers

Five writers and one visual artist have received Create grants, worth a total of $105,000, from the Copyright Agency.

The grants went to the following writers:

  • Peggy Frew ($20,000)
  • Jennifer Mills ($20,000)
  • Josephine Rowe ($10,000)
  • Jane Rawson ($15,000)
  • Lenny Bartulin ($20,000).

‘Each of the selected authors will be producing new works of fiction on diverse topics ranging from xenophobia, self-interest and individualism to post-war migrant life in Tasmania during the 1950s, to cross-cultural friendships and ghost stories,’ said the Copyright Agency in a statement.

The judges were author Gail Jones, academic Terri Bird, and author, reviewer and editor Geordie Williamson.

For more information, see the website.



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