Unlock exclusive industry-focused arts hubs
Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS)
In the know? Seen a great show? Think you have a better idea?
Hit the contribute button now to share your story
Become a Student member
Become an ArtsHub member
Do you want to drive awareness of your event to an engaged audience?
Showing all Writing & Publishing news
The AWGIE Awards are the Australian Writers' Guild (AWG) annual awards for excellence in screen, stage, radio and new media writing.
The average wage for a freelance writer in Britain is less than the pay of a supermarket worker. The reality in 2009 is a good deal bleaker.
Australian book publishers have welcomed the decision by the Australian Booksellers Association (ABA) to support territorial copyright for books.
The short list for the inaugural Territory Read Literature Award has recently been announced. Territory Read celebrates the finest accomplishments in contemporary Northern Territory literature.
The final works of John Updike, who died in January at the age of 76, will be published later this year.
"One of the subtler pleasures of the movie Milk is its vivid portrayal of those small rooms where the conspirators of the gay liberation movement first came together. Sadly, one of those sanctums, the Oscar Wilde Bookshop, announced it was closing last week, after 42 years. As it happens, the place has a direct link to the film: Its founder, Craig Rodwell, was an early boyfriend of Harvey Milk, at
TIM Winton has weighed into the debate over how books are sold in Australia, warning the federal Government that revoking existing copyright protections would return Australian publishing to a "colonial branch office mentality", shattering the confidence of emerging writers and sparking job losses across the industry.
Entries from Australian writers are invited to the 2009 Prime Minister's Literary Awards for fiction and non-fiction books.
More than 10,000 works in Yiddish - perhaps more than half of all that was ever published in the language - are now accessible online as part of a joint project between the National Yiddish Book Center, based in Amherst, Mass., and the Internet Archive in San Francisco.
Twenty years on, it has become commonplace to assume that the fatwa and the climate of offence that took hold in its wake has narrowed minds and tied tongues. How far has the fall-out from the fatwa chilled the literary muse in Britain?
Does the average newspaper reader even skim – much less read – a review of the latest production from a small theater company she’s never heard of and has no intention of seeing? Probably not.
The American is revealed today as the UK's most borrowed author from libraries, coming top for the second year, after his books were taken out more than 1.5m times between July 2007 and June 2008.
French president Nicolas Sarkozy yesterday bestowed the title of knight of France's prestigious Legion of Honour on the Harry Potter author at a ceremony in the Elysée presidential palace.
Film based on memoir of the author is announced, but no casting decisions yet made.
Knut Hamsun, the Nobel prize-winning Norwegian author who fell from grace for supporting the Nazi occupation of Norway, is to be put on a commemorative coin by his homeland's central bank.
THE Female of the Species by Melbourne playwright Joanna Murray-Smith has been nominated for best new comedy in the 2009 Laurence Olivier Awards, announced in London yesterday.
IT is 20 years since Salman Rushdie published his fourth novel, The Satanic Verses, about two Indian actors, Gibreel and Saladin.
The Dallas Public Library has launched a new program called the StreetSmart Express that lets people check out popular books and DVDs for $5 each. Other items can still be checked out by Dallas residents at no cost.
Magnetic resonance brain-scanning at a US university shows how reading helps us rehearse physical activities in real life.
An army of the biggest names in Irish literature are protesting the termination of funding to the Irish Writers' Centre, a hub for Dublin's literary community.
Advertise your event to a captive audience
Maximise the visibility and reach of your brand and events by advertising with ArtsHub. Spread the word to an engaged audience.
Become an Australian arts industry insider by joining ArtsHub - the one-stop-shop for the latest industry news, jobs, what’s on and much more.
Become a member this month and save 20% off your Annual ArtsHub Membership.
For less than $2.30 per week now is the best time to join Australia’s largest arts network.