Monthly Archives: April 2018

Call for Novella submissions: Fairlight Moderns UK

Fairlight Books, an independent publisher of literary fiction based in Oxford in the UK, is launching Fairlight Moderns, a series of novella-length modern fiction from around the world.

Five books will be published in the series in July 2018, with settings ranging from contemporary New Zealand to 1970s communist Romania.

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Writers’ Unleashed Festival

Picture Book Writing Competition 2018

Entries Close: Monday 7 May 2018

500 word limit. Open Theme. Text Only – No Illustrations.

1st Prize $300. 2nd Prize $150. 3rd Prize $75
Plus Certificates for shortlisted and winning entries.

The 2018 Competition Judge is Clare Halifax,

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Emerging Writers’ Festival 2018

Ambassadors Announced
Full Program Released Tuesday 15 May

Five celebrated Australian writers will headline the National Writers’ Conference on June 23-24 at the State Library of Victoria as part of the 2018 Emerging Writers’ Festival.

The ambassadors include Melissa Lucashenko (Mullumbimby,

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Writing from the Heart in Bali

with Mary Moody

Mary Moody’s background is journalism and feature writing, however she fell into a career as a gardening author/magazine editor and television presenter (ABC’s Gardening Australia) after moving to the mountains and becoming involved in the organic gardening movement in the 1970s.

Later,

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The Monash University 2018 Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing

Closing date: Sunday, 15 April 2018

Australia’s richest undergraduate creative writing award.

Presented by the Emerging Writers’ Festival, The Monash University Undergraduate Prize for Creative Writing will award $4000 to an undergraduate or honours student for the best work of creative writing.

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