Day: February 2, 2022

Where does Molotov cocktail come from?
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Dean Koorey

Q&A: Origin of ‘molotov cocktail’

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, can you feel the Molotov

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Author Al Campbell
Alumni/Student success stories
Australian Writers' Centre Team

Al Campbell: From full-time mum and carer to published author of ‘The Keepers’

Al Campbell knew she needed a creative outlet to balance her full-time responsibilities as a mother and carer. She enrolled in a creative writing course at AWC – and then another and another.

“Enrolling in those AWC courses made all the difference in the world, the best thing I ever did – I wouldn’t be published now if I hadn’t!” Al says. Her debut novel, ‘The Keepers’ published by University of Queensland Press is out now.

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