Recent News Blogs

Wednesday, 21/09/2020

Dear Members,

We are pleased to announce that the Centre is now calling for your books released in 2011 to be included in our major publicity tool for the year, the Tasmanian Writers' Centre Summer Reading Broadsheet.

Last...

Monday, 19/09/2020

The Hobart Bookshop and Allen and Unwin invite you to join us for the launch by Essie Kruckemeyer of Lian Tanner's CITY OF LIES (The Keepers book two)

WHEN:
11am Sunday October 2nd 2011

WHERE:
Bahá...

Thursday, 15/09/2020

Louise will be writer in residence at the University of Prince Edward Island, Canada, in October this year.

She is taking a break from her work as a language and academic skills adviser to international students at the...

Tuesday, 13/09/2020

Congratulations to Amanda Lohrey, winner of the Fiction Book Award for Reading Madame Bovary.

For more information on the award, and a full list of this year's winners, visit the ...

Monday, 05/09/2020

The Literature Board of the Australia Council for the Arts has announced a new structure for its publishing subsidies which will provide publishers with greater flexibility and recognise the contribution and track record of Australia’s...

Thursday, 01/09/2020

Tasmanian writers Tansy Rayner-Roberts, Philomena van Rijswijk and Mark Joseph have won national acclaim in a new short story competition for their compelling stories of the struggles and triumphs experienced by people learning to read as...

Thursday, 01/09/2020

New and established writers have won shares in a $45,000 prize pool and national acclaim in a new short story competition for their compelling stories of the struggles and triumphs experienced by people learning to read as adults.
Patron...

Monday, 29/08/2020

5 -11 September - National Poetry Week

Monday, 5 September: WRITE Australian poetry day - A day devoted to the promotion of all Australian’s embracing their inner poet and writing......physically, spatially,...

Thursday, 21/07/2020

Online workshops run for four weeks and operate by participants emailing the tutor their poetry on the first date of the workshop. The tutor will respond with feedback and direction on the same day. Participants will then continue to submit...

Thursday, 21/07/2020

Mark Brown, arts correspondent, guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 8 June 2020

The winner of this year's Orange prize for fiction is Téa Obreht, a first time novelist and, at 25, the youngest author to take the award in its...

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