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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | July 18, 2019

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Set Your Sights On The Horizon This August

May 1, 2017 |

This year is certainly shaping up to be a year for Queensland, and indeed, later this year will be no exception.  Read More

When Death Enriches Life – a talk with Sarah Winch

March 4, 2016 |

“Okay, sh**’s happened, my number’s up – now what are we going to do?” Writer, healthcare worker and ethicist Dr Sarah Winch talks to us about how we can plan in the face of the inevitable for the best death possible.

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TURNING PAGES WITH PAIGE – Gold Coast writer Paige Townsend hits the literary benchmark

February 11, 2016 |

Paige Townsend is not your ordinary 24 year old writer. We spend an afternoon with her to chat to her about her published work and her inspiration.

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What Melbournians Are Reading

June 3, 2015 |

We’re always on the lookout for new books to pick up, so we went out and asked a few Melbournians what they’re reading at the moment to get inspired. Read More

Australia’s Up and Coming Writers

May 28, 2015 |

The Australian literary scene is an exciting place to be at the moment, with plenty of new authors on the rise. We’ve just seen the release of some amazing new works of fiction from young Australians, and here’s a list of people to watch over the next few years. Read More

The Queensland Literary Awards Regain Funding

May 23, 2015 |

The Queensland Literary Awards are back, and this year so is their funding! After several long years in the wilderness, the state’s major literature prize is finally seeing some cold, hard cash from the people in power—and if you’re a writer with a published or unpublished manuscript, that is a welcome sight indeed.

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Audiobooks For Everyone

February 17, 2015 |

The soothing act of being read to is one we might forget as we grow older and live for Facebook and our Twitter feeds – plug yourself into one of our picks and get literary without even turning a page.

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Robyn Sheahan-Bright Wins 2014 Johnno Award

December 28, 2014 |

‘Tis the season for literary awards, and Robyn Sheahan-Bright is the latest recipient, recently receiving the 2014 Johnno Award for Contribution to Queensland Writing.

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Book Review: The Children Act

October 20, 2014 |

Ian McEwan plunges us into the world of family law in his latest offering The Children Act, in which a High Court judge must put her moral compass to the test as she presides over a life or death case involving Adam, a disarmingly wise teenager in the full grip of his faith.

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Through my eyes: The Lifeline Bookfest

June 7, 2013 |

Walking into the Brisbane Convention Center, breathing in the smell of literature and gazing upon hundreds of thousands of books is not an outing that everyone will appreciate. However, if you’re a lover fiction, non-fiction, science fiction and every … Read More