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.
Eileen O’Hely‘s Just Desserts was shortlisted for the Lane Cove Literary Awards Theatre Script Prize.
K W George‘s microfiction Four Dollars and Seventy-Five Cents was the winner of the 2018 BWF Microfiction Competition.
Robyn Osborne‘s fourth picture book Bruno the Boisterous Blue Dog from the Bush has been released by Big Sky Publishing.
Amanda O’Callaghan‘s flash fiction has been shortlisted for the Bath Flash Fiction Award.
Kerry Lown Whalen‘s short story Choices placed second in the Burdekin Readers & Writers Short Story Competition 2018.
Richard Yaxley‘s novel This Is My Song has been shortlisted in the 2018 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards for Young Adult Fiction.
Pam Rushby‘s historical children’s novel Lizzie and Margaret Rose was awarded first place in the 2018 Society of Women Writers NSW awards. Her middle-grade novel Princess Parsley was also commended.
Toni Risson‘s Steak and Eggs was published as part of the Within/Without These Walls anthology.
Diane Demetre‘s novel Island of Secrets was released by Luminosity Publishing in October.
Amanda O’Callaghan‘s flash fiction has been shortlisted for the TSS International Flash Fiction 400 Competition.
The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust are giving away one thousand copies of Kathy Hoopmann’s book, All Birds Have Anxiety, to education facilities in the UK
Kylie Kaden‘s third novel The Day The Lies Began will be published by Pantera Press in 2019.
John Synott‘s debut novel The Fake Prince will be published by JPSFiction and launched on December 12th at Avid Reader.
Dr Hilary Davies is the recipient of the 2018 Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame Fellowship for her project Putting Queenslanders on the Road: The Canada Cycle and Motor Agency Ltd.
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My Baby Brother, recently won first place in the Sutherland Shire Writers’ Festival 2018 Picture Book Competition (for unpublished picture book manuscripts).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.