Opportunities and awards

New award for playwrights, regional artist development, plus winners of The Reading Prize 2023, Performing Arts WA Awards, and Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlist revealed!
Huon Kane, ‘Smoko’ painting. Image is of two men in work gear, one in high vis, both in baseball caps and shorts, sitting and eating tradie snacks and chatting.

Suzie Miller Award

Th new Suzie Miller Award from Griffin Theatre Company is aimed at supporting mid-career Australians playwrights with a passion to develop innovative new work. Hosted in partnership with Suzie Miller, the award includes a $20,000 commission and two-year residency at Griffin, as well as professional mentorship with Miller herself. The award is open to writers with an established practice, who have both industry recognition and a body of professionally produced work.
Applications close 15 November; learn more and apply.

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Celina Lei is an arts writer and editor at ArtsHub. She acquired her M.A in Art, Law and Business in New York with a B.A. in Art History and Philosophy from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked across global art hubs in Beijing, Hong Kong and New York in both the commercial art sector and art criticism. Most recently she took part in drafting NAVA’s revised Code of Practice - Art Fairs. Celina is based in Naarm/Melbourne. Instagram: @lleizy_