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1 February 2017


Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards 2017 winners announced

Sydney-based writer, actor and playwright Leah Purcell has won the $100,000 Victorian Prize for Literature for her play The Drover’s Wife (Currency Press) at this year’s Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.... Read more

Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards to waive entry fees for SPN members x

The Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards, administered by the Wheeler Centre, will waive entry fees for up to three titles from Small Press Network (SPN) members from 2018. Wheeler Centre director... Read more
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Full program for Adelaide Writers’ Week announced

The full program for Adelaide Writers’ Week, which runs from 4-9 March, has been announced. This year’s festival is dedicated to Elizabeth Harrower, who will be in conversation with Text... Read more


‘Pencilled In’ launches #ReadAsianOz public transport book campaign

Queensland literary journal Pencilled In has launched #ReadAsianOz, an initiative that places books by Asian-Australian authors on public transport services to raise the profile of diverse Australian writing. As part... Read more
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Barry wins second Costa Book of the Year

Irish author Sebastian Barry has won the 2016 Costa Book of the Year award for his novel Days Without End (Faber), reports the Guardian. This is the second time the... Read more
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