Wenda Shurety’s debut picture book Eva’s Imagination has been published by New Frontier Publishing and released October 1st. Illustrations are by Karen Erasmus.
Dollhouse, the follow-up to M.T. Ellis’s award winning crime thriller, Azrael, was released on October 1, 2018.
Charlotte Barkla‘s picture book manuscript, My Baby Brother, recently won first place in the Sutherland Shire Writers’ Festival 2018 Picture Book Competition (for unpublished picture book manuscripts).
Isabella Hargreaves‘s short story The Jade Keepsake placed first in the Romance Writers of Australia 2018 Little Gems Short Story Competition and her novella Runaway Christmas Bride placed joint first in the Romance Writers of New Zealand’s Koru Award (novella category).
Allison Paterson’s non-fiction title Australia Remembers: Anzac Day, Remembrance Day and War Memorials was released by Big Sky Publishing in October. It is the first in a series for primary-age children with Australia Remembers: Customs and Traditions of the Australian Defence Force to be published early next year.
daniel c.k. has published his first book, Poems of a #sadboy.
Tess Rowley‘s short story The Girl Who Wanted to Paint the Moon placed second in the Hope Prize Short Story Competition 2018.
Mocco Wollert‘s poem Nicky won highly commended in the Kenilworth ArtsFest Poetry Competition 2018.
Damen O’Brien‘s poems Laika Was a Dog and The Tree is Burning were shortlisted in the ACU Poetry Prize.
Toni Risson‘s short story Mrs Anderson won the 2018 Estelle Pinney Short Story Competition.
Gregory James‘ debut manuscript Bordertown was a runner-up in Harper Collins inaugural Banjo Award.
Damen O’Brien‘s poem Red Wire, Blue Wire was published in Issue 4 of StylusLit Literary Journal.
Damen O’Brien‘s poem What We Know About Her won 2nd Prize in the Val Vallis Award for an unpublished poem.
Damen O’Brien‘s manuscript received 2nd Prize in the Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize for an unpublished manuscript.
Philip Neilsen won the Philip Bacon Ekphrasis Award at the Queensland Poetry Festival.
Zenobia Frost won the Val Vallis Award for an Unpublished Poem at the Queensland Poetry Festival.
Anna Jacobson won the Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize at the Queensland Poetry Festival.
Joanna Barrett‘s children’s story Qoyska, the Runaway has been published in the September issue of the Orbit edition of The School Magazine, put out by the NSW Education Department.
Leanne Dodd‘s novel Ebb and Flow was longlisted for the 2018 Richell Prize for Emerging Writers.
Andrea Baldwin‘s memoir In the same boat: Navigating Australia was published in Griffith Review 61, Who We Are.
Andrea Baldwin‘s essay What do you do in a national park? was published in Meanjin Winter 2018.
John Minnery won third prize in the Sutherland Literary Competition for his poem, Spirits of the Land.
Amanda O’Callaghan is delighted to announce that her debut collection of short stories, This Taste for Silence, will be published next May by University of Queensland Press.
Brad Mengel‘s short story The Adventure of the Stolen Tattoo was published by Airship 27 in Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective Vol 12.