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5 September 2017


Industry prepares for Indigenous Literacy Day tomorrow

The 11th Indigenous Literacy Day will take place around Australia on Wednesday 6 September. This year the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) is hoping to raise $200,000 to help buy 20,000... Read more


S&S to launch Scribner Australia imprint; acquires literary novel by Olsson

Simon & Schuster Australia will launch the literary imprint Scribner in Australia and New Zealand in 2018 with a new novel by Kristina Olsson. Shell is ‘a sweeping literary novel... Read more
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Comic Art Workshop raises more than $11,500 for artists’ residency

The Comic Art Workshop has successfully raised more than $10,000 on Kickstarter to help fund its 2017 residency program. The Kickstarter campaign was launched on 11 August and successfully reached... Read more

Melbourne City of Literature Office announces Reading Victoria project

The Melbourne City of Literature Office will commission 52 original pieces of writing, each titled after a Victorian town or suburb, to be published on its website every Monday morning... Read more
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CHASS Australia Book Prize 2017 longlist announced

The Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) has announced the longlist for the 2017 Australia Book Prize. The prize, worth $3500, is part of the CHASS Australia... Read more


Marsh named NZ Poet Laureate

The National Library of New Zealand has named Selina Tusitala Marsh as the 2017-19 New Zealand Poet Laureate. Marsh, the author of three poetry collections and a lecturer at the... Read more
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