Author: Arianne James

Expressions of interest for TWITCH Coordinator 2016

The Tasmanian Writers’ Centre is seeking expressions of interest for the role of Twitch Coordinator, commencing January, 2016. Twitch is the young writers arm of the Tasmanian Writers’ Centre. It aims to support young writers (12-35 year-old) in the state by facilitating events, promoting opportunities, celebrating achievements and in doing so, helping to grow our […]

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Jane Caro in Justice and Courage Session

We’ve been sifting through the audio recordings from various sessions at the Tasmanian Writers and Readers Festival last month. Here is a great little clip one from Jane Caro in the session “Justice through Courage”. “How did you get from abortion to apricot chicken?” wonders Jess Malpas at the end of Jane’s introductory statement. Check […]

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Lyn Reeves

Lyn Reeves is a poet, fiction writer, editor and mentor. Her sixth and most recent poetry collection, Designs on the Body, (Interactive Press, 2011) won the IP Picks Best Poetry Award in 2010. From 1994 to 2012, Lyn was an associate editor for the literary journal Famous Reporter. She has guest-edited poetry for several poetry […]

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Julie Hunt

Julie Hunt creates stories for children of all ages. Her picture book, The Coat (illustrated by Ron Books), won the Children’s Book Council of Australia Award in 2013 and her debut novel, Song for a Scarlet Runner (2013), won the inaugural Readings Children’s Book Prize was shortlisted for the CBCA Award for Younger Readers, the […]

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Robyn Friend

Robyn Friend has more than 30 years experience working with writers at all levels and across all genres. Her own published works include fiction, faction, articles essays and reviews. Her first short stories appeared in the late 70s and early 80s in The Canberra Times, Nation Review, Overland, Island, Inprint and various other newspapers and journals. A […]

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Dirk Flinthart

Dirk Flinthart lives in the north-east of Tasmania with his family, which includes a deranged dog, a neurotic cat, and three children. He has been writing since he was about four years old, but his publishing track record goes back only to somewhere in the late eighties, when he began producing articles for the Student […]

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