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New literary journal set to enrich Australia's cultural landscape

The new journal is driven by Writers SA with the support of the state’s three universities and Arts South Australia.

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Australian Podcast Awards announce 2023 winners

Celebrating Australia's best and most popular audio content, this year's podcast awards gave 30 gongs to everything from true crime…

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Runt: Craig Silvey’s novel heads for the big screen

Jai Courtney, Celeste Barber and Deborah Mailman are among the cast for the forthcoming Australian film.

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Shankari Chandran wins 2023's Miles Franklin Award

Chai Time at Cinnamon Gardens takes out the most prestigious literary prize in Australia.

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Miles Franklin Literary Award longlist announced

11 novelists are longlisted for this year's Miles Franklin Award, presented annually and named after the author of 'My Brilliant…

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Second consecutive poetry win for 2023 Stella Prize

Editor, critic and poet Sarah Holland-Batt has taken out the 2023 Stella Prize for a tender but unflinching collection on…

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Small presses shine in Stella shortlist

Six ‘culture shifting’ books have been shortlisted for the $60,000 Stella Prize, which recognises the best books by Australian women.

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Regional theatre company, Lab Kelpie, wins prestigious theatre award   

Katy Warner's 'Reasons To Be Invisible' will be developed by Lab Kelpie thanks to the Australian Children’s Theatre Foundation and…

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Vale YA author Gabrielle Williams

Simmone Howell pays tribute to bookseller, black belt and ‘neon-bright’ talent, Gabrielle Williams.

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Winners of 2022 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards announced

Writers across six categories took home $80,000 each, with a focus on stories of war.

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