10 literary events coming up in September that you don’t want to miss

With the sunshine finally peeking through the clouds, it is the perfect time to celebrate the start of spring and go along to exciting literary festivals and events. As always, there are a range of programs happening across the country, check them out below… 1. September 1-11: Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival, Sunshine, VIC Go […]

Meet the John Marsden Prize Shortlist: Fiction

This year, over 250 secondary school students from across Australia entered The 2016 John Marsden & Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers. Fifteen talented young students made it on to the shortlist in categories of Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry. In the lead-up to announcing the winners at the 2016 Melbourne Writers Festival, we’re introducing you to each and every […]