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“The Sex Lives of Australians” wins ACT Book of the Year

JOY Burch has made the slightly startling announcement that Frank Bongiorono’s book “The Sex Lives of Australians: A History” has been named the ACT Book of the Year for 2014. Frank Bongiorno is an associate professor of history at the Australian National University. “I would like to congratulate Mr Bongiorno on his book, which was […]

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HARDCOPY, a program for would be writers

ASPIRING writers have only a few days to get applications in for the ACT Writers Centre’s new “HARDCOPY” professional development program. Aimed squarely at emerging fiction writers who have a book-length manuscript in development, the program has been  funded through the Australia Council’s and the centre’s communication officer, Mandy King, couldn’t be more excited, describing […]

Write On, an introduction to the written arts at Gorman House

FREE workshops on comics, podcasting, fan fiction and self-publishing will be the focus at “Write On” this Sunday at Gorman House Arts Centre – and most Canberrans love a  freebie. A part of National Youth Week 2014, the workshops are intended to provide young people (aged 12 to 25 years) with the opportunity to explore […]

Rita’s light-hearted look at menopause.

CANBERRA author and artist Rita Wagner’s new book “Menopause Makes Mummy Mental” will be launched at the Lifeline Autumn Bookfair at Exhibition Park , 10am, on Saturday. Ten years in the writing and illustrating, Rita says it is with mixed emotions that her journey in writing it has reached this final point. “After so many years and many edits […]