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Byron Writers Festival Finalist in 2017 NSW Tourism Awards

16 October 2017

Byron Writers Festival Finalist in 2017 NSW Tourism Awards

Byron Writers Festival has been named as a finalist in the Festival category of 2017 NSW Tourism Awards that celebrate and acknowledge tourism businesses that demonstrate outstanding achievement throughout the year.
 
Byron Writers Festival Chair Jennifer St George said. ‘It is an honour to be recognised as a finalist in these prestigious awards among so many wonderful NSW Festivals.’

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Opportunity for Regional Writers to Work on Major Australian Drama

11 October 2017

Opportunity for Regional Writers to Work on Major Australian Drama

In a career-changing opportunity, aspiring screenwriters are being given the chance to sit in the writers room of one of Australia’s leading production companies.

Now in its fourth year, Screenworks’ Inside the Writers Room program will provide the chance for four regional NSW, early career screenwriters to observe the process of writing a television drama in some Australia’s most significant drama production companies. 

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Early Bird Registrations Extended

9 October 2017

Early Bird Registrations Extended

Early Bird registrations for Artstate Lismore have been extended until Monday 23 October. An exciting line up of speakers will inspire, provoke and stimulate accompanied by a diverse arts program showcasing the best of this creative region.

Artstate welcomes artists, community and cultural leaders and workers, local government and even those from across the border who seek inspiration, ideas and partnerships and possibilities.

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New Indigenous Writers Fellowships

9 October 2017

New Indigenous Writers Fellowships

Indigenous writers will be able to apply for new fellowships under an exciting new program developed by the National Writers’ House Varuna, Magabala Books, Sydney University and the Copyright Agency’s Cultural Fund.

The program invites both unpublished and published Indigenous writers to apply for a one-week residency at Varuna, the National Writers’ House. Each residency includes full board and accommodation including a room and writing studio for each writer, and all travel expenses to and from Varuna.

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