Celebrating Member Milestones
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Celebrating Member Milestones

Our spotlight on member successes and achievements. Hearty congratulations to all! Jo Forestier Jo had a poem ‘Believe in Me’ published in the Waco Wordfest 2017 anthology. Biff Ward Biff was a winner (from a circle of six winners)—of the Griffith Review Novella competition for 2017, that will be published later this month. Ron Schroer Ron was shortlisted … Continue reading

Q&A with Angela Savage
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Q&A with Angela Savage

Angela Savage is an award-winning writer of crime fiction and the new director of Writers Victoria. We caught up with Angela ahead of her Canberra later this month… Why do you think crime fiction resonates with so many people? What draws you to the genre? Earlier this year I wrote an article on the appeal … Continue reading

From Page to Stage – Under Sedation at The Street Theatre
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From Page to Stage – Under Sedation at The Street Theatre

Under Sedation: Canberra verse remixed takes on a curated collection of compositions from the 1940s to the present day, weaving together the old, the new, sung, spoken, published, drafted, applauded, unknown, the earnest, irreverent—and turns them into a new theatre work. The Street talked to Adele Chynoweth, almost a year after interviewing her about her commission and … Continue reading

Translator, Traitor
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Translator, Traitor

By Rosalind Moran To translate written work, especially colourful prose or poetry, is an exercise both punctuated by glee and fraught with anxiety. The ethical pitfalls of translation are many, and synonyms somehow never quite enough. If one resignedly steamrolls alliteration and meter, the yells they emit could be transliterated as anything from “ouch”, to … Continue reading