Day: April 26, 2017

Our famous Q&As!
Dean Koorey

Q&A: Skimp vs scrimp

Each week here at the Australian Writers’ Centre, we dissect and discuss, contort and retort, ask and gasp at the English language and all its rules, regulations and ridiculousness. It’s a celebration of language, masquerading as a passive-aggressive whinge about words and weirdness. This week we’re going to skimp on the

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Competitions and Opportunities
Australian Writers' Centre Team

SHORTLIST PART 1: Your 99-word stories featured

Recently in our weekly newsletter, we asked readers to write us a story of no more than 99 words (not including optional title). Each story had to begin with the words “It hasn’t always been blue” and contain three other words: “clock”, “crisp” and “cuff”. Beyond this brief, it was

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Australian Writers' Centre Team

Winner of “The Australian” / Vogel’s Literary Award 2017 announced

The Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award is one of the most prestigious awards in Australia for an unpublished manuscript. Congratulations to Marija Peričić, who was just announced tonight as the 2017 winner – and must be feeling on top of the world! From the press release: Marija Peričić has won the 2017 Australian/Vogel’s

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