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22 October 2019


Twelve Australians nominated for 2020 Astrid Lindgren Award

Twelve Australian authors, illustrators and organisations have been announced as candidates for the 2020 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s richest prize for children’s literature. The Australian candidates are: Randa... Read more


Gentill, Grills, Bennet Daylight awarded Create grants x

Four writers and two visual artists have received Create grants, worth a total of $80,000, from the Copyright Agency. The grants were awarded to the following writers, alongside playwright Daniel... Read more
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Inaugural Scribe & Varuna residency fellows announced

The recipients of the inaugural Scribe & Varuna residency and mentorship program have been announced. The writers and their projects are: Liana Joy Christensen, for ‘See the Islands’ Francesca Rendle-Short,... Read more


wāni wins 2019 Australian Poetry Slam

Melbourne-based poet wāni has won the 2019 Australian Poetry Slam, held in Sydney on 20 October. wāni beat 15 other finalists at the national grand final after qualifying by coming... Read more
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