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New Australian auction record, resource on tricky topics for kids, new digital storytelling platform, motorcycle blockbuster for Brisbane, season launches for Vic Opera, Omega Ensemble and others, plus plenty of artist opportunities.
Political essays, an illustrated children’s guide to Darug country and a collection of short stories about Vietnam are just some of the books which made the 2020 Small Press Network’s Book of the Year shortlist.
Public sculpture for hope, The National's 2021 artists revealed, auctions hit new records, Inclusive Film Festival, Pinchgut, Griffin, QSO, and Brandenburg all reveal 2021 programs, plus more arts news and opportunities.
From Melbourne venues reopening to mentorship opportunities, a report on NT women in music, Opera Australia returning to Uluru, and Sydney Festival unveiling its program – it's another big week of arts news.
Opera Australia returns to the stage, Adelaide North Terrace one-day music festival, Freda's closing, state theatre companies launch 2021 seasons, talks and project opportunities, plus more arts news.
From a Deadly Denium Workshop to painted car bonnets, weaving workshops to Indigenous Dance Awards, streamed music, markets, and dawn beach smokings - this is the quintessential NAIDOC list to keep you connected.
In Episode 10 of the ArtsHubbub we look at how COVID-19 has reshaped travel for artists and what this means for touring, arts residencies and being inspired.
New festival for Ballarat, Bleach returns, Aust Museum announces reopening, rare Kaurna shield returns home, audio theatre in your home, plenty of opportunities and more arts news.
This year’s Independent Publishing Conference, presented by the Small Press Network, will have a deep dive into the current issues and challenges faced by the industry.
The Australian Society of Authors invites the writers, and the wider arts community, to participate in a survey that will inform a submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry.
From Robodebt, bushfires, COVID19, to #LetUsSpeak, and so much more; Australian journalists are recognised for their tireless efforts in bringing to the public the most important news of our times.
New podcast funding, Deadly Fringe is back, $35M bequest for QAGOMA, Orange Gallery redevelopment, Pinchgut turns to film, Children's Book Week and more arts news and opportunities.
Diversity in historical fiction is honoured with prize money doubling for the inaugural ARA Historical Novel Prize.
Powerhouse Parramatta one step closer, SA Premier announces arts recovery fund, matched funding opportunity, MPavilion program announced, plus the latest festival news, program announcement and opportunities.
The 2020 program for the Feminist Writers Festival will see writers such as Nicole Lee, Anna Spargo-Ryan and Alice Robinson delve into urgent contemporary issues.
YouTube Scholarship, studio up for grabs for 12 months, festival updates, Bruce Lee film translated to Noongar, new Australian theatre works, and more arts news and opportunities.
Publishers, booksellers, libraries, and authors worked collegiately when closures and cancellations hit earlier this year, said panellists in a State of the Industry discussion at the recent SPN Conference.
In the latest episode of our podcast, author and editor Sophie Cunningham reflects on the challenges of 2020 and the lessons the year has taught us.
Former Head of Literary at Hachette Australia, Robert Watkins brings 20 years of experience to his role as publishing director for new independent publisher Ultimo Press.
Our online conference will make sense of 2020 and think through the arts as an essential part of the ‘new normal’. With guests from across Australia we look at funding, culturally safe spaces, and digital as a way to expand access.
Is the writing and publication of books about climate change a waste of precious time?
From climate change to #BLM to COVID-19, we are living in unprecedented times, but two new anthologies offer hope by looking at 2020.
This week, as part of our 20x20 series celebrating 20 years of ArtsHub, we revisit the state of art criticism, and ask have things worsened or is there hope yet for diverse Australian criticism?
The pandemic experience shows we can’t afford to ignore this problem any longer, argues multimedia producer Mary Tran. She offers ideas for change, in this piece supported by Diversity in Australian Media.
As media cycles and social media mix the messages of our times, David Pledger argues that artists have a unique responsibility to telling the hard truths with stories that require reflection and depth.
Make your vocation your vacation as the saying goes but today it means giving up holidays and every waking hour to write a novel. Paul Dalgarno looks at how he made time for writing his latest novel Poly.
Former journalist Shaya Laughlin found herself unable to write when she was caught in the recent Beirut explosion (her home for the last two years) and in this trauma struggled to express herself when it mattered most.
Reading for pleasure has been re-discovered by many during lockdown and children’s author Jane Godwin believes we should find ways to keep the habit to build a sense of empathy and hope in children.
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As you would expect from a poet like Philip Salom, this novel lilts and dances.
Cadaver Dog demands to be read again and again.
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This novels sheds light on a young unsheltered life.
Fiona Foley’s Biting the Clouds is exceptional.
State Highway One is a novel about one man – a young and talented man who drives from the far north of New Zealand to its southern tip, but with mixed motives.
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