Category: TasWriters Programmes

YaYa Mackeddie: Life Lessons from City Park

Welcome to our Young Writer in the City stories! The works in this series were written by young writers who sourced inspiration from Launceston’s prominent sites and buildings during their 2016 residency.   About YaYa Mackeddie, 2016 Young Writer in the City I’m a typical teenager with way too many books to read and not […]

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Tessa Wynne: Winter in the Museum

Welcome to our Young Writer in the City stories! The works in this series were written by young writers who sourced inspiration from Launceston’s prominent sites and buildings during their 2016 residency.   About Tessa Wynne, 2016 Young Writer in the City I am a 23-year-old student, feminist, artist, writer, mum and recent discoverer of […]

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Jasper Godden: NightLife

Welcome to our Young Writer in the City stories! The works in this series were written by young writers who sourced inspiration from Launceston’s prominent sites and buildings during their 2016 residency.   About Jasper Godden, 2016 Young Writer in the City Jasper is the sort of person who comes up with his best ideas […]

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Grace Kenyon: And by the Water I have been Humbled

Welcome to our Young Writer in the City stories! The works in this series were written by young writers who sourced inspiration from Launceston’s prominent sites and buildings during their 2016 residency.   About Grace Kenyon, 2016 Young Writer in the City I am 17 years old, in year 11 at Launceston College. I am […]

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Eloise Hart: An Old Man’s Brush with Time

Welcome to our Young Writer in the City stories! The works in this series were written by young writers who sourced inspiration from Launceston’s prominent sites and buildings during their 2016 residency.   About Eloise Hart, 2016 Young Writer in the City My name is Eloise Hart. I am 24 years old and I grew […]

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Claudia Locatelli: Lost and Found

Welcome to our Young Writer in the City stories! The works in this series were written by young writers who sourced inspiration from Launceston’s prominent sites and buildings during their 2016 residency.   About Claudia Locatelli, 2016 Young Writer in the City I am 21 years old and have lived in Launceston all my life. […]

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Hidden Stories: Photoblog 2

By Ruth Dawkins   Last Sunday saw the second of our two Hidden Stories events take place at Moonah Arts Centre. As with the first event, which took place on Indigenous Literacy Day, we had a fantastic line-up of Indigenous writers, animators, musicians and academics, and we were thrilled to have another engaged and excited audience. […]

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Photoblog: Hidden Stories

  By Stephanie Eslake and Ruth Dawkins   You may have noticed our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages in full swing last night! We wanted to share our Hidden Stories with you in light of Indigenous Literacy Day. The event packed out the Moonah Arts Centre with Tasmania’s Indigenous leaders and an engaged and inspired audience. We were […]

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**Winners Announced**: Young Tasmanian Writers’ Prize 2016

By Lucinda Sharp   Forty South Publishing and the Tasmanian Association for the Teaching of English (TATE) are proud to announce the winners of the Young Tasmanian Writers’ Prize 2016 as judged by Cameron Hindrum (Senior Section), Penny Lane (Junior Section – preliminary judge) and Dr Anne Morgan (Junior Section – final judge). The winner of each section […]

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