June Perkins will be performing her poetry and participating in the panel Writing Poetry for Kids at the Brisbane Square Library as part of the Queensland Poetry Festival on Saturday 26 August, 2017.
Davide Cottone has published Shriek: An absurd novel with Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) as an eBook and paperback.
Julie McCullough‘s Secrets, Lies & Grace has been released by US publisher Pen It! Publications. The romance suspense is set in the subtropical Queensland bush, and is Julie’s third novel. Julie is a member of Bundaberg Writers’ Club.
Frances Isaac‘s novel Isabel: I’ll walk with you again will be launched by Hon Gordon Ramsay MLA, the Minister for Arts and Community Events ACT on 25 August 2017 at the National Library of Australia as part of the Canberra Writers Festival 2017.
Dimity Powell‘s digital picture book Have You Seen My Spots? will feature in Pet Island on the Kindergo app as part of Virgin Australia’s In-Flight Children’s Entertainment program.
Dimity Powell‘s award-winning short children’s story Concrete Boots will be featured in Celapene Press’ Short and Twisted 2017 anthology. Concrete Boots won first prize in the Charlotte Duncan Award 2016.
KW George‘s short story ‘Telling a Weed from a Flower’ will be published in 2017’s Award Winning Australian Writing Anthology. ‘Telling a Weed from a Flower’ was recently the winner of the Field of Words Short Story Competition.
Visit your local bookshop on Saturday August 12 to join the Love Your Bookshop Day party. The Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) have crafted Love Your Bookshop Day, to celebrate what makes your local bookshop great. Perhaps you admire the incredible staff? Maybe you adore the niche collection of books? Perhaps you only visit for the comfy armchairs?…
The Department of Culture and the Arts (DCA) has undertaken a review of the writing sector in Western Australia (WA), the objective being to identify current challenges, strengths and opportunities, and examine strategies and possible future directions for the sector. The complete report including recommendations
The ‘Man Booker Dozen’, for the £50,000 Man Booker Prize has been announced. This year’s longlist of 13 books was selected by a panel of five judges: Baroness Lola Young (Chair); literary critic, Lila Azam Zanganeh; Man Booker Prize shortlisted novelist, Sarah Hall; artist, Tom Phillips CBE RA; and travel writer, Colin Thubron CBE. The…