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Jean Bachoura wins Deborah Cass Prize

A story by Syrian-born actor and writer Jean Bachoura is the winner of the 2016 Deborah Cass Writing Prize. ‘Night Falls’, an extract from a larger work in progress, tells a gripping story of a young Syrian-Australian, Eyad, returning to war-destroyed Damascus to meet his mother and revisit his childhood home. The runners up were …

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2016 Deborah Cass Prize shortlist announced

Five aspiring writers from migrant backgrounds have been shortlisted for the 2016 Deborah Cass Prize. Now in its second year, the prize was established in the memory of Melbourne writer Deborah Cass and aims to support unpublished authors from a migrant background to find a voice and to encourage them to finish and publish their …

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