Damen O’Brien’s poem The Cold Snap was winner of the Open Age section of the Ipswich Poetry Feast. His poems Precarious Balance and Giant were Highly Commended in the same section. Damen was overall adult winner of the Ipswich Poetry Feast.
Damen O’Brien‘s poem Blood Moon was longlisted in the Lane Cove Literary Awards.
Damen O’Brien‘s poem A Survey of Australia’s Religions was shortlisted in the Newcastle Poetry Prize.
Fiona Robertson was shortlisted for the 2018 Richell Prize and the 2018 Bridport Short Story Prize.
Dannika Patterson‘s debut picture book Jacaranda Magic (Ford Street Publishing) has sold out of its first hardcover print run within two months of its release date.
Brian Farber‘s historical science fiction novel Hitler’s Zeitmaschine has been self-published and is now available from major book sale outlets.
Coralyn Swift has written 50k for the first day of NaNoWriMo, for the 5th year in a row.
Emma Ashmere’s short story Standing Up Lying Down was shortlisted for the Overland/Fair Australia Prize 2018.
Mocco Wollert had her poem A Child’s Bush Dawning and a tanka published in the October 2018 issue of Positive Words.
Caylie Jeffery‘s second book Under the Lino was launched during Brisbane Open House to critical success. Caylie was also published in Within/Without These Walls, a Brisbane Open House anthology.