News / Take Three Girls wins CBCA Book of the Year
In celebration of Take Three Girls winning The Children’s Book Council of Australia 2018 Book of the Year, we’re featuring an interview we originally published in Newswrite Issue 234 with the book’s three authors—Cath Crowley, Simmone Howell, and Fiona Wood.
News / National Bookshop Day: Where to Go!
Local bookstores are the old friend in the neighbourhood. They give great advice, are always around for a chat and some of them even make killer lattes and brownies. This Saturday 13th of August is National Bookshop Day and no matter where you are, there is sure to be a bookshop celebration nearby. Support your […]
News / Our Street Library, Garry Jr, is looking for a home!
Street libraries are a new twist on a not-so-new concept: making books available in a public space for others to take and share. The Street Library project aims to improve, promote and spread the practice by helping people build eye-catching public spaces to house the transient books and by promoting the libraries through an online […]
News / A Foot in the Door: Cathy Craigie Mentors Emerging Indigenous Writers
What would a child care worker, a filmmaker, a public servant, a passionate blogger and a singer/ songwriter have in common? Not much, you would think. But when five very diverse individuals — Janite Barker, Kodie Bedford, Nardi Simpson, Siv Parker and Robyn Ridgeway — came together for a Mentorship Program for Emerging Indigenous writers […]
News / Member Congratulations
Congratulations to the following NSW Writers’ Centre members for their recent achievements! It is great to see members publishing novels, receiving fellowships and winning poetry awards. Inspiring stuff to keep putting pen to paper! Hugh Allan’s poem “The Ballad of Beryl and Ned” won first prize in the humour category of the Henry Lawson Festival […]