Farewell 2015 – bring on #aww2016!

Farewell 2015 – bring on #aww2016!

It’s that time of year again – time to assess what’s gone on for AWW in 2015, thank all who deserve our thanks, and prepare for 2016. As those who have been following AWW from previous years will know, earlier in 2015 we made a few changes to the AWW...
On writer’s block: Q&A with Sian Prior

On writer’s block: Q&A with Sian Prior

Sian Prior has been a writer and broadcaster for twenty-five years. A former ABC radio arts presenter and Age columnist and an award-winning short story writer, Sian recently published her first book, Shy: A Memoir (Text Publishing). The Sydney Morning Herald...
ALS Gold Medal 2015 shortlist announced

ALS Gold Medal 2015 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2015 Australian Literature Society (ALS) Gold Medal has been announced and four of the five titles are by women writers. The shortlist was chosen from a longlist of 10; seven of those were written by women. The shortlisted titles are: The Golden...
Kibble Literary Awards: 2015 longlists announced

Kibble Literary Awards: 2015 longlists announced

The longlists for the Nita B Kibble Literary Awards for Women Writers (the Kibble Awards) were announced on 9 April 2015. The Kibble Awards comprise the Kibble Literary Award for an established author and the Dobbie Literary Award for a first time published author....