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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | July 25, 2021

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The art or writing

The art or writing

BWF: In Conversation with CEO Sarah Runcie

May 27, 2021 |

Brisbane Writers Festival swept through Brisbane earlier this month for its 59th year in operation. Read More

Dr. Stuart Cooke on Lyre: An Interview with Queensland’s own Poet-Academic

May 25, 2021 |

In this interview, we chat about Dr. Stuart Cooke’s poetry collection, Lyre, the global poetic community, how we can become better readers of poetry and upcoming works.

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A Chat With Ghost Bird Author Lisa Fuller

May 8, 2021 |

We had a chat with the talented Lisa Fuller ahead of the Brisbane Writers Festival about her motivations and career thus far.

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Q&A: Mammoth Author Chris Flynn

May 7, 2021 |

Mammoth is a remarkable story. It is the tale of human interference from the perspective of a non-human, a 13,000-year-old extinct mammoth to be exact.

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Q&A with Trent Dalton: Bringing Brisbane to Life

April 28, 2021 |

He is the writer that brought the outer Brisbane suburbs to life with his moving tale ‘Boy Swallows Universe’. Trent Dalton’s work fills up the fictional worlds canvas with vivid and raw descriptions, characters humanly written, and concepts beautifully fleshed … Read More

BWF’s 59th Year to Shine Literary Light on Brisbane

April 1, 2021 |

For 59 years, the Brisbane Writers Festival (BWF) has provided a space for those near and far to come together to discuss all things literature. They have just released their program for 2021. Read More

You’ve Got This: A Sit Down with Bec Brown

September 15, 2020 |

On a sunny and temperate Thursday a few weeks ago, TCI had the chance to sit down and chat with Bec Brown. Read More

Room to Dream: BWF’s Digital Care Package

September 2, 2020 |

In light of current events, the 2020 Brisbane Writers Festival has moved online. Each day from the 31st of August until the 6th of September the public will have free access to talks, readings, and creative presentations from some of Brisbane’s most talented storytellers. Read More

NIDA and Sydney Theatre Company announce opportunity for Australia’s writers

May 21, 2020 |

The Sydney Theatre Company (STC) and National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) have announced their collaboration, which will give one applicant the opportunity for theatrical work to be developed and considered for future production. Read More

2020 Australian Book Industry Awards Live Stream Date Announced

May 9, 2020 |

Social distancing measures won’t stop Australians celebrating their writers, as the 2020 Australian Book Industry Awards will be going ahead through a YouTube livestream on May 13.

The Broadcast will feature a number of prominent stars and figures including Judy … Read More

Post-COVID Postcards: Wish You Were Here!

May 1, 2020 |

When the going gets tough humanity tends to turn to our great writers to lift us up. In an interview with The Paris Review E.B. White (essayist and author of Charlotte’s Web) reflected on the author’s role in society as one that “should tend to lift people up… Writers do not merely reflect and interpret life, they inform and shape it.” Read More

Cassie Dimitroff: On Gum Magazine

March 22, 2020 |

Founding editor and creative director of Gum Magazine Cassie Dimitroff, is making an archive of the Brisbane art renaissance. Read More

The Writer’s Life with Melissa Coleman

March 16, 2020 |

Airships, and automatons and German spies — oh my! Read More

Kicking Goals and Breaking Stigmas with GLASS

March 8, 2020 |

Born out of a desire to elevate young voices and earn writing credits, GLASS Magazine was launched by a group of QUT students in 2019.

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