"It’s a cold September morning when a young man climbs off an old boat from Spain, having sailed all the way from Italy to the port of Melbourne in 27 days. He knows no more English than the first 10 numbers and some basic words like “hello” that he’s picked up in the Croatian refugee camp and on his voyage." Nicholas Mezo explores the forgotten part of the immigration policy for The Under Age.
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Come celebrate with us Thursday the 5th December as we recognise the outstanding achievements of young writers and media-makers across Australia.
We will be announcing the winners of the John Marsden Prize for Young Writers, presented by none other than the man himself.
Our inaugural Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers will also be announced, as well as our launch of Voiceworks #95 'Prime'!
Bookings are free, but essential. Get on board HERE
Supported by the Ian Potter Foundation, the New Voices Series sees four outstanding poets across the country, mentored by established poets, publish their first collected works.
From NSW we have Clare Cholerton's Missive and Joel Ephraims' Through The Forest.
From WA we have Zoe Taylor's Stroke.
And from VIC, we have the previously released Ainslee Meredith's Pinetorch, whose work will appear in The Best Australian Poems 2013.