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Red Room Poetry

POEM FOREST Editorial Internship (Voluntary)

Red Room Poetry are offering professional internships that play a vital role in growing the POEM FOREST prize for students.

Professional Development

Institute of Professional Editors

Workshop: Editing point of view in fiction and narrative non-fiction

This two-part online workshop will consider the question of point of view in both fiction and narrative non-fiction from an…

Professional Development

Institute of Professional Editors

Fiction editing masterclass: historical fiction with Dr Renée Otmar

Experience a deep dive into historical fiction with leading editor and trainer Dr Renée Otmar. This masterclass offers sustained engagement…


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Pocket Cinema Mobile Filmmaking Workshop

Discover the world of mobile filmmaking with our Pocket Cinema workshop, a hands-on 4-session workshop taught by acclaimed filmmaker Nathan…

Literary journal. A freshly sharpened pencil sits amid pencils shavings and a pencil sharpener on a blank page, suggesting the start of a new creative writing project.

New literary journal set to enrich Australia's cultural landscape

The new journal is driven by Writers SA with the support of the state’s three universities and Arts South Australia.

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Opinions & Analysis

Decolonising the written word

As an editor, a relatively new part of my brief is to be on the alert for colonial exceptionalism. What…


So you want my arts job: Proofreader

Proofreading is a last chance, 'spit and polish' appraisal of a writer's work for pesky mistakes. Being finicky and pedantic…

black&write! Fellows Jacob K Gallagher and Dakota Feirer. Image supplied

Supernatural crime and poetry win Indigenous Fellowships

The State Library of Queensland’s black&write! Fellowships for 2023 have been announced with two diverse works from First Nations writers…


Strengths and challenges for neurodivergent editors

Dr Louise Merrington and Tanja Gardner shared insights in the recent IPEd panel, ‘Neurodivergence and editing: a view from the…

Metadata book

How to optimise metadata for book sales

Editors should approach metadata from a position of strength, said Booktopia Head of Product Sales, Joel Naoum at the recent…

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