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Williamstown Literary Festival is a community festival that is the biggest literary festival in the western suburbs of Melbourne. When? May 30-June 1 More
Perth Writer's Festival
Situated on the beautiful grounds of The University of Western Australia, the Perth Writers Festival is a celebration of the written word in all its forms. With something for everyone, the longk weekend includes a fabulous opening party, readings, talks, workshops When? Feb 20 – 23, 2014 Where? Perth, Western Australia. University of Western Australia Campus Who? Lionel Shriver, Martin Amis, Margaret Drabble Read More
Adelaide Writers’ Week
This year the program celebrates emerging writers and pays tribute to some of contemporary literature’s most renowned voices. As ever, fiction and poetry make up the core of the program and this year our visiting writers will take us from the gold mines of Otago to colonial Congo and into the dark heart of the contemporary family. When? Saturday 1st - Thursday March 6, 2014 Who? 2014 - Alexander McCall Smith, Alexis Wright. Read More
The Stella Prize is a major new literary award celebrating great books by Australian women The ..
Australian Indie Book Award Shortlists 201404-Feb-2014
Australian Independent Booksellers have announced their Shortlist for The INDIE Awards 2014. ..
Victorian Premier, Dr Denis Napthine, has announced poet Jennifer Maiden as the winner of Austra..
The Centre for Youth Literature at the State Library of Victoria today announced the winners of th..
Auckland based New Zealand author, Eleanor Catton, has become the youngest writer to win the &po..
2013 QUEENSLAND LITERARY AWARDS SHORTLIST22-Aug-2013
Writers are nominated across 10 categories, including the Deloitte Fiction Book Award, the Unive..
The titles shortlisted for this year's Australian Publishers Association (APA) Australian Educat..
CBCA awards (http://cbca.org.au/awards.htm)- and their gold medallion front cover stickers - ar..
2013 Kibble and Dobbie Award Winners25-Jul-2013
The winners of this year’s Kibble and Dobbie Literary Awards have been announced. T..
Riverbend Poetry Series –
The 9th year of what has become one of the best poetry reading series’ in Brisbane. Over three sessions across six months, the Riverbend Poetry Series acts as the launchpad for new poetry collections from local artists, and showcases Brisbane’s brightest stars and most enduring voices. Read More
Melbourne Writers' Festival
Featuring around 300 of the best writers from Australia and around the world, discussing everything from passion to politics in a program of 270 interviews, panel discussions and other events at Federation Square. When? August 21-31, 2014. Read More
Beaconsfiled Festival of Golden Words
70+ writers, 3 marquees, and 3 days of conversations with authoors, panel sessions, debates, keynotes, readings,. Covering literary fiction, popular fiction, biography, comedy + When? 14-16 March, 2014 Where? Beaconsfield, Tasmania. More