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21 More Reasons to Apply for HARDCOPY 2018: Alumni Edition
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21 More Reasons to Apply for HARDCOPY 2018: Alumni Edition

From new access opportunities to manuscript development to connecting with the publishing industry, there are plenty of reasons to apply for HARDCOPY 2018! But we thought we’d share a few more, this time via our past participants. This year, the program is more accessible than ever with a new First Nations Writers Scholarship, in partnership … Continue reading

10 Reasons You Should Apply for HARDCOPY 2018: Industry Edition
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10 Reasons You Should Apply for HARDCOPY 2018: Industry Edition

You’ve heard plenty of reasons from us to apply for HARDCOPY 2018—access opportunities, a digital stream, connections with the writing and publishing industry, chats with writers, and more. But just in case you’re not quite convinced, we thought we’d let some of our favourite industry movers and shakers share their experiences with the program. This … Continue reading

HARDCOPY program receives Australia Council funding for 2018-2019
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HARDCOPY program receives Australia Council funding for 2018-2019

Some very exciting news to kick off the new year here at the ACT Writers Centre… The ACT Writers Centre has received two years of funding (2018-2019) for their year-long HARDCOPY program from The Australia Council for the Arts. The Australia Council for the Arts has funded the Centre’s highly regarded program since 2014, but … Continue reading

2017 ACT Writing and Publishing Awards
Writing and Publishing Awards

2017 ACT Writing and Publishing Awards

Canberra’s writing community gathered last night for the most highly anticipated event of the literary calendar ─ the ACT Writers Centre’s Christmas party and awards night.  The event took place at Canberra Contemporary Art Space at Gorman Arts Centre. The large crowd enjoyed the exhibitions on show, along with live music by Will Campbell and a captivating … Continue reading

2017 Writing and Publishing Awards Shortlist
Writing and Publishing Awards

2017 Writing and Publishing Awards Shortlist

Announcing the shortlist for the 2017 ACT Writing and Publishing Awards! The winners for each category will be announced at the ACT Writers Centre Christmas party and awards night, Thursday 7 December. Book tickets HERE.   Nonfiction ‘Taking Flight: Lores Bonney’s extraordinary flying career’ by Kristen Alexander ‘What do we want: The story of protest … Continue reading