27 June 2012

NYWM: Day Twenty-Seven

Do you understand what an editor does? Do you want to be an editor? Take a look at this article discussing the importance of editors and editing by Henry Rosenbloom, founder and publisher of Scribe.

The Walkley Young Australian Journalist of the Year Awards will be announced tonight in Sydney. Check The Walkley Foundation website for more details.

In Melbourne tonight at 7pm author Alice Pung is giving an author talk as part of the Glen Eira Storytelling Festival. Check the website for details.

Tonight in Adelaide the Emerging Writers Forum takes place from 6.30pm onwards.

Words @ Deakin are now accepting submissions from Geelong secondary school students and Deakin University students to their online literary journal, Imagine. They are accepting submissions in the form of reviews, articles, original illustrations and photographs, poems up to 100 lines and prose between 100 and 2,000 words. Submissions should be sent to words@deaking.edu.au by September 30, 2012.

Don’t forget today is the deadline for the Mudgee Valley Writers 13thBiennial Competition.

Today the NYWM Travelling Story is in South Australia. Our daily writer is Sophie Fiegert, 20, from Happy Valley.