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10 July 2020


Shortlist for 2020 National Biography Award announced

The State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW) has announced the shortlist for the 2020 National Biography Award. The shortlisted works are: The Girls (Chloe Higgins, Picador) Beyond Words: A... Read more


Virtual events planned for Indigenous Literacy Day; ILF records 'huge increase' in support

Indigenous Literacy Day, to be held on Wednesday 2 September, will this year feature three virtual events celebrating language and literacy and focussing on voices and footage from the communities... Read more
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ASA announces recipients of Takeaway Creatives grants

The Australian Society of Authors (ASA) has announced the 14 recipients of its $1000 Takeaway Creatives grants, funded by the Australia Council’s Covid-19 Resilience Fund. The successful authors and illustrators... Read more


Clanchy, Whitehead win 2020 Orwell Prize

UK author Kate Clanchy and US novelist Colson Whitehead have won this year’s Orwell Prizes for political writing and political fiction respectively, reports the¬†Bookseller. Each prize is worth ¬£3000 (A$5435).... Read more
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