Day: April 4, 2022

Alumni/Student success stories
Australian Writers' Centre Team

Rebecca Marshallsay on ‘Facing the Wave’ and becoming a published children’s author

Courses taken at AWC: 
Writing Picture Books
Reinvent Yourself

Having completed a picture book manuscript, Rebecca turned to the Australian Writers’ Centre.

“I knew it was worth taking the time to workshop it a bit and, serendipitously, an AWC Writing Picture Books course was starting the following week. I took the leap and signed up straight away,” Rebecca says.

That manuscript became Facing the Wave and it has now been published by Larrikin House.

“I was very excited to be published from my first pitch and I know that the things I learned through the AWC helped me be as prepared as possible.”

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Win Booth by Karen Joy Fowler
Competitions and Opportunities
Australian Writers' Centre Team

COMP CLOSED: WIN ‘Booth’ by Karen Joy Fowler

Charmers, liars, drinkers and dreamers, they will change history forever… This week’s giveaway book comes from Karen Joy Fowler – the Booker-shortlisted million-copy bestselling author of We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves. Her new novel is Booth – an epic story about the infamous, ill-fated Booth family. Junius is the

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