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The winner will be announced at the Faculty of Arts Literary Awards, Melbourne Writers Festival on Sunday 4 September
The winner will be announced at the Faculty of Arts Literary Awards, Melbourne Writers Festival on Sunday 4 September.
The 2016 winner is Irish poet James Harpur, Harpur submitted a collection of works from his upcoming book In Loco Parentis. More information....
Edited by Ken Gelder and Denise Varney, this special issue of JASAL, comes out of a one day symposium held at the Australian Centre. More information...
Richard Flanagan and Paul Kelly, two great Australian storytellers, come together to talk about Kelly’s literary journey in music and poetry. More information....
The 2016 Kate Challis RAKA Award is now closed
Peter Blazey Fellowship 2017 is now closed.
2016 Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize announced
New journal: 'On Species'
Seven Sonnets and a Song
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The Australian Centre aims to develop research capacity in two key areas: the colonial Australian archive and contemporary Australian cultural practices. Learn more about Annual topics and Publications.
The Australian Centre administers a series of prizes for outstanding endeavour in the visual arts, creative writing and biographical studies. More information...
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