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Writers, literary orgs among latest OzCo funding round recipients

Twenty writers and seven literary organisations are among the 186 recipients of the Australia Council’s latest grants round, worth a total of $6.5 million.

Funding in the literature category totalled $846,242, or about 13% of the total funding.

The recipients are:

Arts projects for individuals and groups

  • Alison Evans ($35,398)
  • Anupama Pilbrow ($26,500)
  • Deborah Fitzpatrick ($26,669)
  • Drew Rooke ($23,180)
  • Eloise Grills ($29,917)
  • Emily Bitto ($19,900)
  • Gabrielle Wang ($25,000)
  • James Bradley ($30,000)
  • Josephine Rowe ($43,600)
  • Kirli Saunders ($38,800)
  • Laura Elvery ($39,205)
  • Maryam Azam ($32,038)
  • Michael Crane ($14,250)
  • Mirandi Riwoe ($48,000)
  • Nadia Niaz ($39,000)
  • Rosemary Hunter ($20,000)
  • Scot Gardner ($50,000).

Career development

  • Remy Lai ($10,590)
  • Patricia O’Reilly ($5035)
  • Sarah Ambrose Literature ($5000).

Arts projects for organisations

  • Adelaide Festival ($40,000)
  • Australian Children’s Laureate Foundation ($28,000)
  • Australian Poetry ($53,000)
  • The Australian Society of Authors ($95,426)
  • FORM ($22,746)
  • Playlab ($24,478)
  • Westerly ($20,510).

To see a full list of recipients, visit the Australia Council website here.

 

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