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Catch up on the latest news from Writers Victoria and the literary sector

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Writers Victoria is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Glenfern Fellowships, awarded to emerging writers to assist in the development of a new literary work.

The 2016 Fellowships have been granted to four writers, who impressed with their diverse and intriguing projects.

Five writers with disability will receive professional development opportunities at Writers Victoria through the fourth annual Write-ability Fellowships announced this week. 

Fellowships were awarded to writers working in a range of styles and genres, including creative fiction, memoir, non-fiction and creative non-fiction.

The five fellowships have been awarded to Vincent Silk, Jessica Knight, Daniel Kraus, Kate Barry and regional writer Andrew Westle.

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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Two full weeks of writing workshops kick off in July with the annual Writers Vic Winter School. 

The program includes a little something for everybody... 

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Writers Victoria, Australia Chinese Writers Festival and Yarra Libraries are proud to present a new Chinese Writers Festival to be held on Sunday 28th August 2016 at Richmond Library.

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On Saturday 2 July 2016, Australians will head to the polls to cast our votes in the Federal election.

Here's a summary of what might be in store for writers, readers and the literary sector to help #AusVotesArts

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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WVs Write-ability program was highly commended at the 2016 Victorian Disability Awards ceremony yesterday for excellence in cultural and social access.

Over the last four years, Write-ability has provided accessible literary activities, opportunities and commissions for people with disability in Melbourne and Geelong. You can read more about ...

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Find it difficult to attend writing events? Writers Victoria is proud to announce a new suite of online writing clinics, webinars, courses and more.

Our Season 2 program includes another five email correspondence clinics running from July to December 2016.

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The end of financial year is nearly upon us. So in the lead-up to tax time, here’s a couple of different ways that you can save money while making a difference.