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Two books win the SPN Book of the Year Award 2021

Echoes and codes: experimental winners in the small press world of publishing.

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Translating the language of animals

Author Laura Jean McKay looks at the way we write about the environment as a way of understanding it while…

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Vale Doug MacLeod

MacLeod, whose career spanned children's books and musical theatre to television comedy, is much missed.

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ICYMI: the week's arts news

The latest arts news, from festival updates, what's coming to our stages, and hitting the galleries this weekend.

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Book review: Last Letter to a Reader, Gerald Murnane

Murnane delivers a 'constellation of ideas' in this collection of essays.

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Book review: Devotion, Hannah Kent

Hannah Kent’s stunning third book is a queer love story that transcends time and space.

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TV review: Books That Made Us

This ABC and Blackfella Films production tries to get books back on the box but focuses too much on celebrity.

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Opportunities and awards wrap

Plenty of grants and development opportunities plus winners of the CIAF Awards, Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Deborah Cass Prize…

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Book review: The Stoning, Peter Papathanasiou

Outback noir debut follows and diverges from the dusty trail set by Jane Harper's The Dry.

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Philanthropy awards celebrate risk and spirit of sharing

The winners of the 2021 Creative Partnerships Awards have been announced, featuring recipients who re-define what giving means.

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