The director and initial cast of the film adaptation of Jasper Jones (Craig Silvey, A&U) has been announced, with filming set to begin in the Western Australia’s South West in late October.
Rachel Perkins (Bran Nue Dae, Radiance, One Night the Moon) will direct the film, which is produced by Bunya Production’s David Jowsey and Prochlight Film’s Vincent Sheehan, with Leva Miller
The program for the National Young Writers’ Festival (NYWF), which will run in Newcastle, NSW, from 1-4 October, has been announced.
The festival will include more than 100 speakers for more than 80 events, including author Abigail Ulman (Hot Little Hands, Hamish Hamilton), YouTube producer Natalie Tran, comedian Tom Ballard, activist Freya Newman and Guardian Australia journalist Paul Farrell.
Highlights from the program include an exploration of
- Dymocks spokesperson Sue Bobbermein
A Texas judge has ordered Australian Amanda Hayward set aside US$10.7m (A$14.9m) for American Jennifer Lynn Pedroza, her former partner in The Writer’s Coffee Shop (TWCS), the original publisher of the ‘Fifty Read more...
The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) has presented author Libby Gleeson the 2015 Nan Chauncy Award for her work in Australian children’s literature.
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The program for the second annual Word for Word Festival, to be held at Deakin University’s Waterfront campus in Geelong from 11-13 September, has been announced.
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