As has been announced recently, State Library of Queensland is taking a leadership role managing the awards, collaborating with the QLA community to continue the program. Ten award categories provide opportunities for both published and emerging writers, as well as four fellowships supporting new works by Queensland writers. Categories for the 2014 program are: The… Continue reading Entries now open for the 2014 Queensland Literary Awards
The Northern Territory Writers' Centre looks after a vibrant and diverse writing community. Although the centre is in Darwin, there are activities in other parts of the Territory, including Alice Springs. For the program of what Alice Springs writers can look forward to over the next few months, please visit the NT Writers Centre website.
The full line-up has been announced for New South Wales Writers' Centre's Open Access, the symposium on selling your book in the digital age, taking place on Saturday 6 September. The list of speakers includes publisher Robert Watkins from Hachette, digital expert Anna Maguire,Cate Blake from Penguin Books, Alice Grundy from Giramondo and authors Anita Heiss, Darrell Pitt,… Continue reading NSW Writers’ Centre – Open Access: Selling Your Book in the Digital Age
If you live in regional Western Australia, ProximityWA, an initiative of WritingWA, asks you to help spread the word about the extraordinary range of literary activities and opportunities available across regional WA. Regionally based writers, libraries, festivals and others engaged in reading and writing activities throughout the state are invited to post information about forthcoming events… Continue reading Submit your posts to ProximityWA
The deadline for expressions of interest for the 2015 Queensland Writers Centre Program is fast approaching. For 2015, QWC invites proposals from innovative and engaging writers, editors, and publishing industry professionals to present original writing workshops and seminars in our program of events. They are interested in tutors capable of professional, well-prepared and instructional presentations, who… Continue reading QWC expressions of interest for 2015 program
Queensland Writers Centre's Year of the Novel and Year of the Edit courses are always popular. Now they are offering Express Year of the Edit - a four-month course presented by Kári Gislason, commencing 14 September and finishing on 11 January 2015. For details please visit the QWC website.
The London Magazine’s short story competition is returning for its third year in September. The magazine is home to some of the very best names in short story writing, including Raymond Carver, Alison MacLeod, Hilary Mantel and William Boyd. To continue its literary history, The London Magazine is always looking for new voices from across the world. Its competitions… Continue reading The London Magazine – short story competition