Philip Neilsen is having his new poetry collection Wildlife of Berlin launched in Brisbane on March 22nd
Leigh Coyle has won first prize in the 2017 ESU Roly Sussex Short Story Award for her story Bad Blood.
Janine Dickinson‘s The Sweet Hills of Florence has been published, and is launching in Sydney on the 4th of May, and in Brisbane on the 11th of May.
Kathy Hoopman won the Autism Queensland Creative Futures Individual Achievement Award.
Simon Kennedy‘s Safe Harbour is screening on March 7 at 8:30pm on SBS.
The Macleay Island Inspirational Writers Group has published Scribal Connections V, a book showcasing 27 short stories written by MIIWG members.
Jane Smith‘s fifth book in her Tommy Bell, Bushranger Boy series, Gang of Thieves is due for release in March.
The shortlist for the 2018 Australian Book Review (ABR) Peter Porter Poetry Prize has been announced. The shortlisted poets are: Eileen Chong (Sydney) Katherine Healy (Adelaide) L K Holt (Melbourne) Tracey Slaughter (New Zealand) Nicholas Wong (Hong Kong). The overall winner of the $5000 prize will be announced on 19 March, with the runner-up to receive $2000….
The Overland Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize 2017 Shortlist has just been announced (including QWC member Laura Elvery!). Named after the late Neilma Gantner, the Neilma Sidney Short Story Prize seeks original short fiction of up to 3000 words themed around the notion of ‘travel’. The shortlisted authors are: Claire Aman Joey Bui Bill Collopy Brooke Dunnell Laura…
Mirandi Riwoe has been awarded a Shanghai-based writing residency by Asialink Arts.