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Welcome to our monthly brag about our Writers Victoria community members who have won awards, been shortlisted or longlisted for writing prizes or received industry recognition.

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The shortlists for the 2019 Victorian Premier’s Literary Awardshave been announced.

Among the shortlisted titles are:

Fiction

Welcome to our monthly brag about our Writers Victoria community members who have won awards, been shortlisted or longlisted for writing prizes or received industry recognition.

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The shortlists for the 2018 Kibble and Dobbie Awards have been announced. Among the shortlisted titles for established Australian female author is:

In 2018 Banksy collaborated with street artist Borf on a 21-metre mural. The New York protest piece was hatched with evenly-spaced tally marks on a plain background, a pattern disrupted just once by a woman’s face and hands. ‘Free Zehra Doğan’ was painted in the bottom right corner. With this the lines were given context; became prison bars and a record of the number of days spent by Doğan in a Turkish jail.

Welcome to our monthly brag about our Writers Victoria community members who have won awards, been shortlisted or longlisted for writing prizes or received industry recognition.

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The UK Crime Writers’ Association have announced the shortlist for the 2018 Dagger awards. Among the shortlist are:

  • Emma Viskic, member, for ‘Resurrection Bay’.
  • Sherryl Clark, assessor, for ‘Trust Me, I’m Dead’.

 

Melbourne 31 July, 5-8pm

The inaugural Indie Publishing Forums are coming soon to Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney. The forums will provide an unmissable evening of advice and insider knowledge from a range of publishing industry experts.

The forums are presented by the Small Press Network, Ingram Spark, Thorpe-Bowker and the Australian Society of Authors; and are supported by the Australian Booksellers Association, Queensland Writers Centre, Writers Victoria and Writers NSW.

Nic Brasch with 2018 Life Member recipient Joel Becker
WV members are invited to attend the 28th Annual General Meeting of Writers Victoria for the 2016 calendar year and cast their vote for four new Committee of Management members.
 
The meeting will be held at The Wheeler Centre (176 Little Lonsdale Street) on Wednesday 27 March 2019 at 6pm.

 

Meeting Agenda

1. Welcome and apologies

2. Minutes of the 2018 Annual General Meeting

3. Incorporation update

4. 2018 Reports

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The winners of this year’s Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book of the Year Awards have been announced.

The winning titles in each of the categories are:

Older Readers (winner): 

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The shortlists for the 2018 Queensland Literary Awards (QLAs) have been announced.

Among the shortlisted titles in each category are:

Children’s:

  • Jane Godwin, tutor, for ‘Go Go and the Silver Shoes’

Young Adult: 

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The Wheeler Centre (TWC) has announced the 10 inaugural recipients of the 2018 Next Chaptergrants for developing writers, each worth $15,000.

Among the 2018 Next Chapter recipients are:

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The winners of the 2018 Kids Own Australian Literature Awards (KOALAs), the children’s choice book awards for New South Wales, have been announced.

Among the winners in each category are:

Fiction for older readers