Melbourne Writers Festival has revealed this year’s program, which runs from 3–12 September. Meanwhile, Writing NSW and the NT Writers Centre, as well as the NSW Central Coast’s Words on the Waves Writers Festival are among the latest recipients of the federal government’s RISE funding.
Brisbane’s Folio Books has announced its closure. Melbourne bookshops have banded together on a new initiative to support booksellers and authors, while Adam Suckling and Kate Torney have stepped down as CEOs of the Copyright Agency and State Library Victoria respectively.
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