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A children's book titled 'Manyi Nganyjaali' by Delphine Shandley. The orange cover has three people in a red car with 'bush tomatoes' written across it.

Bilingual Indigenous books preserving language while storytelling

The Indigenous Literacy Foundation and the Baya Gawiy Buga yani Jandu yani u Centre have published four children's books by…

Literary journal. A freshly sharpened pencil sits amid pencils shavings and a pencil sharpener on a blank page, suggesting the start of a new creative writing project.

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.

podcast. a line of people stand and smile at the camera

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…

Runt. Image is a young girl lying on a deck against an ottoman, with a book in her hands, but looking up at a grey haired dog above her standing on the ottoman. She is wearing a yellow top, pink dress and brown Blundstone boots.

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.


Shankari Chandran wins 2023's Miles Franklin Award

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


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…


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…

The spines of six books are shown lined up against a greenish-yellow background.

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.

Reasons To Be Invisible by Katy Warner. Image by Janko Ferlic

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…


Vale YA author Gabrielle Williams

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

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