Aspiring writers – Links & News
Some places to visit…
Australian Council for the Arts – Literary journals – opportunities for writers.
Australian Poetry Find out about the National Poetry Festival, education news, opportunities. publications, news & much more. Take a look at the School Poet Laureate Program
Brain Pickings From the website -‘ LEGO treasure chest, full of pieces across art, design, science, technology, philosophy, history, politics, psychology, sociology, ecology, anthropology, you-name-itology. Resources to empower you to combine them into original concepts that are stronger, smarter, richer, deeper and more impactful — a modest, curiosity-driven exercise in vision- and mind-expansion.’ Phew!
The Tate – pages for context & content where you can read articles & leave comments.
Granta – the magazine of new writing RSS feed or subscribe to On-line newsletter.
From http://www.granta.com/About Granta does not have a political or literary manifesto, but it does have a belief in the power and urgency of the story, both in fiction and non-fiction, and the story’s supreme ability to describe, illuminate and make real. As the Observer wrote of Granta: ‘In its blend of memoirs and photojournalism, and in its championing of contemporary realist fiction, Granta has its face pressed firmly against the window, determined to witness the world.’
The Underage News, sport, arts etc.
myShakespeare : measuring Shakespeares digital heartbeat. Introduced by Tim Minchin How to get involved ? Twitter, Flickr & eBay. Visit the Gallery to share images & ideas. Blog, Twitter & Facebook to be in the conversation.
The Man Booker Prize
Nominations must come from authors who are citizens of the Commonwealth or the Republic of Ireland The book must be published in the United Kingdom for the first time in the year of the prize. The novel must be an original work in English (not a translation) and must not be self-published.
Book & Art Daily Podcasts on Radio National Access to past progams, podcasts and feeds. Author interviews are brilliant.