Literary news and events in Canberra.
Susan Chenery In his book Conclave, Robert Harris takes the reader into the Sistine Chapel as 118 old men in robes vote for a new pope.
Meg McKinlay is a children's writer and poet who lives in Fremantle, Western Australia. Her novel A Single Stone (Walker Books), about a 14-year-old girl who lives in a mountain village where small children work in the mines, won the 2016 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction.
Susan Wyndham What do you get when you throw a novelist into a group of biologists?
Desiree Savage He's just won an ARIA, now Bernard Fanning has announced he's coming to Thirroul in February.
Susan Wyndham In a time of tightened funding for the arts, the Copyright Agency has doubled the value of its Author Fellowship for a mid-to-late-career writer to $80,000. The "gobsmacked" recipient is Melissa Lucashenko.
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