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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.

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Vale Jordie Albiston

With a career spanning over a quarter of a century, poet Jordie Albiston's words flowed to the end.

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Book review: Revenants, Adam Aitken

From past to present, a poetry collection that travels the globe.

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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…

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Book review: Killernova, Omar Musa

A poetry collection meditating on family, country, and memory.

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Writing awards, competitions and opportunities for 2022

It’s time to fill your calendar with these literary prizes, fellowships and opportunities.

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Winners of 2021 PM's Literary Awards announced

Winners across categories Fiction, Non-fiction, Poetry, Children's Literature and Young Adult Literature have been revealed.

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How to break into writing and stay the distance

Advice for newcomers from some of the nominees of this year's Prime Minister's Literary Awards.

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Incoming: Adelaide Writers' Week Director

Former publisher Louise Adler has been announced as the next Adelaide Writers’ Week Director with plans to reawaken writers and…

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Has digital debunked the book fair?

With the pandemic closing down major events in the publishing industry, the virtual book fair offers advantages and challenges.

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