Jennifer Down wins the 2022 Miles Franklin Literary Award
An epic novel about trauma, vulnerability and regeneration takes out the nation's top literary prize.
2022 Miles Franklin shortlist announced
Five authors compete for the nation's most prestigious literary prize.
How a festival responded to election fever (sausage sizzle included)
Sydney Writers' Festival nimbly navigates election coverage, explains Artistic Director Michael Williams.
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.
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…
Shortlist for the 2022 Indie Book Awards
Favourite Australian books as nominated by independent booksellers themselves.
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.
$1 million donation to Stella Forever Fund
On its tenth anniversary, the literary foundation that supports women writers has received a significant boost.
Vale Doug MacLeod
MacLeod, whose career spanned children's books and musical theatre to television comedy, is much missed.
Festival brings stories to your door
This year's Story Week will help bring art back to Sydney streets and beyond.