Poetry And Spoken Word
How a festival responded to election fever (sausage sizzle included)
Sydney Writers' Festival nimbly navigates election coverage, explains Artistic Director Michael Williams.
How creative writing helps teens cope with COVID
Creative writing is therapeutic for teenagers, and also shows them new ways of supporting one another.
John Kinsella on creative collaboration
The complexity and rewards of co-writing poetry across oceans and cultures.
Evelyn Araluen wins the tenth annual Stella Prize
A debut poetry collection takes home the top award for writing by Australian women and gender diverse people.
Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature showcase excellence
This year's prize winners are a diverse group and many of the top prizes go to women.
Vale Jordie Albiston
With a career spanning over a quarter of a century, poet Jordie Albiston's words flowed to the end.
Book review: Revenants, Adam Aitken
From past to present, a poetry collection that travels the globe.
Memoir about racism and resilience wins $100,000 literary prize
Australia’s richest literary prize has been won by Gunai/Kurnai writer Veronica Gorrie for her memoir about serving in the police…
Book review: Killernova, Omar Musa
A poetry collection meditating on family, country, and memory.
Writing awards, competitions and opportunities for 2022
It’s time to fill your calendar with these literary prizes, fellowships and opportunities.