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Started Jun 1, 2012
We are looking for your story of how libraries or a particular library has changed your life. Why not share your story as part of Mosman Library's online competition celebrating Australian and Library Week 2013 there is a Sony eBook reader up for grabs!
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Posted on May 14, 2013 at 12:25
This is exciting news for Australian women writers. I am sure Miles Franklin herself would be very happy with this year's list.
An all-female shortlist has been named for the 2013 Miles Franklin Award, Australia's most prestigious literary prize.
First-time novelists Romy Ash, Annah Faulkner and Drusilla Modjeska, are among the five nominees competing for the $60,000 prize.
Author of Questions of Travel, Michelle de Kretser, and Carrie Tiffany, who wrote…Continue
Posted on April 30, 2013 at 12:59
Congratulations to Carrie Tiffany winner of the Stella Prize, a new literary award for Australian female authors, for her book "Mateship with Birds"
The Stella Prize is a major new literary award celebrating Australian women’s writing. It is named after one of Australia’s iconic female authors, Stella Maria ‘Miles’ Franklin, and celebrates women’s contribution to Australian literature. The Stella Prize rewards one writer with a significant…
Posted on April 17, 2013 at 17:28
If you are into Horror, Scfi,Speculative Fiction or Fantasy you might want to check out the finalists for this year's Aurealis Awards for Australian writers of Adult, Children's and Yong Adult books in these genres. The article is on the Australian Women's Writers Site:
Posted on March 22, 2013 at 10:02
The new novel by JK Rowling has nothing to do with wizards or witches or evil magic and the author and publishers are quite clear in saying that the book is not for children but is her first written for adults. So before you read it you might want to check out this review from the…Continue
Posted on September 27, 2012 at 13:14