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How a festival responded to election fever (sausage sizzle included)

Sydney Writers' Festival nimbly navigates election coverage, explains Artistic Director Michael Williams.

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How creative writing helps teens cope with COVID

Creative writing is therapeutic for teenagers, and also shows them new ways of supporting one another.

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John Kinsella on creative collaboration

The complexity and rewards of co-writing poetry across oceans and cultures.

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Evelyn Araluen wins the tenth annual Stella Prize

A debut poetry collection takes home the top award for writing by Australian women and gender diverse people.

Four women in profile pictures: top left to right Leanne Hall, Jordi Albiston, Karen Wyld abnd Tara June Winch
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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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