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Narratives of struggle and healing in Refugee Week

Events commemorating and celebrating Refugee Week 2022.

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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.

A First Nations woman (Evelyn Araluen) in a white suit.
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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.

Jordi Albiston - a woman with glasses against a pinboard with papers on it.
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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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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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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.

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$1 million donation to Stella Forever Fund

On its tenth anniversary, the literary foundation that supports women writers has received a significant boost.

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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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Festival brings stories to your door

This year's Story Week will help bring art back to Sydney streets and beyond.

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