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Australia Day by Melanie Cheng

Title: Australia Day Author: Melanie Cheng Genre: Short stories, Fiction Publisher: Text Publishing Published: 3rd July 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 272 Price: $29.95 Synopsis: Australia Day is a collection of stories by debut author Melanie Cheng. The people she writes about are young, old, rich, poor, married, widowed, Chinese, Lebanese, Christian, Muslim. What they have in… Continue reading Australia Day by Melanie Cheng

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2018 NSW PREMIER’S LITERARY AWARDS

The NSW Government has a long tradition of celebrating and connecting the public with art and literature. The NSW Premier's Literary Awards are an opportunity to highlight the importance of literacy and literature, whilst enjoying and learning from the work of our writers in NSW and Australia. Like other literary awards, this award in highlighting… Continue reading 2018 NSW PREMIER’S LITERARY AWARDS

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Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards 2018 Winners

Each year, the State Premiers of Australia nominate several books across several categories for literary awards, and each of the awards are announced at different times, and have different categories.  The Victorian awards were inaugurated in 1985 to honour Australian writing and are administered by the Wheeler Centre on behalf of the Premier of Victoria.… Continue reading Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards 2018 Winners

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2018 Stella Prize Longlist

On the 8th of February, 2018, the long-list for one of Australia's most prestigious literary prizes was announced. The Stella Prize - a prize that recognises the contribution to literature of Australian Women Writers - announced its twelve-book long list yesterday in a year when women's voices and diverse voices are starting to be heard… Continue reading 2018 Stella Prize Longlist

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Stella Prize 2018 and #StellaSpark

There are many major literary awards that cover genres, styles, and various nationalities, and some that are international. However, there is one significant award in Australia that has been running since 2013. The Stella Prize is a major literary award that champions and highlights Australian women’s writing, and as a result, is an organisation that… Continue reading Stella Prize 2018 and #StellaSpark