Brisbane writer, lecturer and book industry figure Stuart Glover has won the 2013 Johnno Award, presented by the Queensland Writers Centre (QWC) for outstanding contributions to writing in Queensland.
Glover is a senior lecturer in creative writing at the University of Queensland, co-editor of Hot Iron Corrugated Sky: 100 Years of Queensland Writing (UQP) and a regular contributor to newspapers, magazines and Read more...
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Scribe has announced the joint winners of its inaugural nonfiction prize for young writers, run in partnership with Express Media.
The winning titles are:
‘I Don’t Know’ by Briohny Doyle
‘34 Memories from Growing Up in Texas’ by Oliver Mol.
The winners each receive a cash prize of Read more...
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The Council of Small Business of Australia (COSBOA) has announced the formation of eight taskforces to assist small business policy development and communication.
The taskforces are: B2B Read more...
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In the UK, the organisers of the Folio Prize will stage a two-day fiction festival next year in the lead-up to the announcement of the inaugural Read more...
In the US, Harlequin publisher and CEO Donna Hayes will retire from her position the end of the year and be succeeded by Harlequin North America Read more...
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