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2021 PM’s Literary Awards shortlist

30 outstanding titles from the traditional to the experimental celebrating Australia storytelling.


Toiling with hearts and hands

Boundless: the festival for diverse writers and readers returns (online).


Cancelled festival turns into podcasts

Melbourne Writers Festival launches podcasts and First Nation events.


Why bookshops are good for you

Browsing in bookshops is good for our psychological health, making Love Your Bookshop Day all the more important.


Theatre review: Siarad, Goodwood Theatre and Studios

A one-woman spoken word performance with personal reflections and incisive cultural commentary.

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Publishing models for changed conditions

Which publishing models can thrive in these uneasy times? The answer might surprise.


Book review: TAKE CARE, Eunice Andrada

Reader beware: these poems can burn.


Hobart’s biennial literary festival returns

A (non-online) literary festival for all: adults, YA and kids.

A man with crossed arms and face mask stands in front of a road with a mosque in the background

Writers seek solidarity in lockdowns

Surviving lockdown isn’t easy, but some Western Sydney writers believe reading the stories of people from diverse backgrounds can help…


63 orgs share $20M in latest RISE round

A new Australian musical based on cult 90s TV series Round the Twist is among the projects to be funded.

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