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The Books That Made Us Youth Fiction Prize
The Wheeler Centre is excited to announce a new writing prize for students in years 10 and 11. Run in partnership with ABC Education, Radio National’s Big Weekend of Books and Voiceworks.
Working with Words: Stephanie Smee
In honour of Women in Translation month, we spoke with literary translator Stephanie Smee about the affecting alchemy of literary translation and why you need ‘bum glue’ to make it as a writer.
Working with Words: Larissa Behrendt
We spoke with legal academic, filmmaker and writer Larissa Behrendt about writing authentically and being a cat person.
Match report for Ahead of the Game: Sport, Storytelling and Symbolism
Freelance sports journalist and host of Kick Like a Girl on RRR Kate O’Halloran recently joined us at Ahead of the Game: Sports, Storytelling and Symbolism event, part of our Broadly Speaking series. Huddle around as Kate shares the event’s conversation highlights in her match report.
The Salon Series: Larissa Behrendt After Story extract
Larissa Behrendt’s latest book After Story sees a mother and daughter take the overseas trip of a lifetime. On their journey, they discover that their past isn’t quite behind them. Larissa will be in conversation with Yorta Yorta writer and broadcaster Daniel James at The Salon Series: Country and Culture event. Together they'll…
Recap: The Di Gribble Argument 2021
On 28 March, the Wheeler Centre was proud to host The Di Gribble Argument 2021at the Malthouse Outdoor Stage. Honouring the late Di Gribble, an extraordinary powerhouse of Australian public life, The Di Gribble Argument provides an indelible addition to the national debate.
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