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Celebrating Member Milestones
ACT Writers Centre

Celebrating Member Milestones

Our new space for a bi-monthly spotlight on member successes and achievements. Hearty congrats to all! Jo Forestier’s poem ‘Moon’ was published in the WordFest 2016 Anthology for WACO Cultural Art Fest. Curtin Turns 50—The Story of a Canberra Suburb 1964-2014 was launched on the 8th of December. It was edited by Margitta Acker, Carolyn Brodie, Peter Forster, … Continue reading

Sarah Ayoub on <em>The Year Book Committee</em>, Writing and Diversity
Interview / Writing

Sarah Ayoub on The Year Book Committee, Writing and Diversity

Stella Schools Ambassador, Sarah Ayoub, chats with Blogger in Residence, Nalini Haynes, about writing, diversity and representation. Can you tell us a little bit about your novel The Yearbook Committee? In an inner-western Sydney private school, five students work on the school’s yearbook; most come from wealthy families except one scholarship student. It kicks off … Continue reading

2016 ACT Writing and Publishing Award Winners
ACT Writers Centre

2016 ACT Writing and Publishing Award Winners

Featured image: Tahi Atea Kentwell, photographed by Zhenshi van der Klooster The 2016 ACT Writing and Publishing Award winners were announced at the end-of-year celebrations, held on 15 December in Canberra Contemporary Art Space at Gorman Arts Centre, Braddon. We were thrilled to have the ACT Minister for the Arts and Community Events, Gordon Ramsay, announce the winners of the … Continue reading

2016 ACT Writing and Publishing Awards Shortlist
ACT Writers Centre / ACTWC Awards

2016 ACT Writing and Publishing Awards Shortlist

  We are delighted to reveal the 2016 ACT Writing and Publishing Awards shortlist. The announcement of the winners will take place at 6pm Thursday 15 December in Canberra Contemporary Art Space at Gorman Arts Centre. More details about the event can be found here. This year, we are also pleased to welcome the Minister for the Arts and … Continue reading