Supporting local: Melbourne inner-city bookshops offer discounted books
Support local bookstores and get discounted books through Melbourne City Reads.
Book review, The Women’s Circle by Karyn Sepulveda, Ventura Press
A warm incisive novel about help and self-help and the thin line between failure and success.
New month-long program bins outdated perceptions about poetry
The inaugural 2021 Poetry Month takes to social media and international exchange to update poetry's pedestrian acceptance as vital, diverse…
Opportunities and Awards Wrap
Call outs for Australia’s largest sci-fi writing prize, regional NSW scholarship, and young curators program. Winners announced for Melbourne Art…
Book Review: Nancy Business by R.W.R. McDonald, Allen & Unwin
A rollicking coming-of-age mystery, full of sincerity and humour.
Unpacking ableism and challenging excellence: why disability arts needs a platform, not a box
Undercover Artist Festival's Madeleine Little explains why we need to get rid of boxes completely.
ICYMI: the week's top arts news
From an Indigenous writing symposium to festival cancellations, here's the arts news you may have missed this week.
Fourth RISE round announced: $40 million to 82 orgs
While the roll out of $40M to the sector is welcomed, there are growing inconsistencies and warnings demonstrated in the…
The SBS Emerging Writers' Competition returns for a second chapter
The competition aims to discover new voices that reflect the diversity of contemporary Australia.
The next pivot: a digital response to disruption
The Australia Council’s new national Digital Culture Strategy aims to embed digital thinking in a whole-of-sector approach, via mentorships, residencies,…