New Unpublished Manuscript Award and Workshops for October
THE ERICA BELL FOUNDATION LITERATURE AWARD
The Tasmanian Writers' Centre is very proud to be associated with this new award, offering $10,000 for an unpublished manuscript by a Tasmanian writer, in memory of Dr Erica Bell. The Erica Bell Foundation was unveiled today, comprising of Tasmania’s largest annual cash prizes of $10,000 to be awarded to the winners of the Erica Bell Foundation Medical Research Award and the Erica Bell Foundation Literature Award. See more in our news blog below, and full details at the foundation's website soon.
LEAP INTO POETRY WITH CARMEN KEATES
Brisbane based poet Carmen Keates is visiting Tasmania for a few weeks to write, attend the Tasmanian Poetry Festival, and present a poetry workshop for the TWC. Join Carmen for the day on Sunday 12 October to Leap into poetry. This workshop teaches you to use associative thinking to generate new ideas for your poetry and is suitable for poets at all levels. Full details here.
MARKETING WORKSHOP WITH THE ASA
We are thrilled to be able to offer a great practical workshop, 'Marketing Your Book', in partnership with the Australian Society of Authors. The full-day workshop will be presented by Dr Emily Booth, Editorial Manager at Melbourne’s Text Publishing. This is your chance to learn from a real expert in the industry. Hurry to book now via the ASA website here!
TWO BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN'S BOOKS:
When I was a Boy in Sudan and When I was a Girl in Sudan.
By Serafino Enadio and Paskalina Eyio with Terry Whitebeach. $15 each. Available from the TWC and good bookshops including:
- The Hobart Bookshop,
- Fullers Hobart and Launceston,
- Pertrarch's Launceston,
- State Cinema Bookshop, Hobart,
- Birchalls TAS statewide,
- Matilda Bookshop, Stirling SA,
- Gleebooks, Glebe NSW
- South Seas Books and Trading, Port Elliot SA
- Mindfield Books Gallery, Blackwood SA
- or download an order form here.
Illustration: The Weaver Bird by Gay McKinnon
Serafino Enadio's memoir A Little Peace is also available. Download an order form here. Cost $20 plus postage.
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