Daily Newsletter
7 December 2016


Kaminsky wins 2016 Voss Literary Prize

Author and doctor Leah Kaminsky has won the 2016 Voss Literary Prize for her debut novel The Waiting Room (Vintage). The Voss Literary Prize is awarded to the best novel... Read more

writingWA launches campaign in support of literature funding, awareness x

writingWA has launched a campaign to raise awareness of the writing and publishing sector and the inequity of its funding compared to other art forms, in the lead-up to the... Read more


Lefevre named Adelaide Uni’s Coetzee Centre Writer in Residence

South Australian author Carol Lefevre has been chosen as the second Copyright Agency J M Coetzee Writing Fellow at the University of Adelaide. The $30,000 fellowship, funded by the Copyright... Read more

ASA emerging writers, illustrators mentorship recipients announced

The 13 participants selected for the Australian Society of Authors (ASA) Emerging Writers and Illustrators Mentorship program have been announced. The recipients of the 12 Copyright Agency Cultural Fund mentorships... Read more

Philanthropic organisations to fund arts advocacy program x

Australian philanthropic organisations the Myer Foundation, the Tim Fairfax Family Foundation and the Keir Foundation are offering $1.65 million for the establishment of an Australian arts and culture advocacy program.... Read more

Abrams pulls ‘intentionally offensive’ book after social media response

In the UK and US, publisher Abrams is discontinuing publication of Bad Little Children’s Books after criticism on social media over the book’s ‘unabashedly un-PC, rude, tasteless, inappropriate—or all the above’... Read more



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