‘Progress’: ethics, awards and the environment

‘Progress’: ethics, awards and the environment

Ali Alizadeh My last post took aim at a rather obvious ideological edifice, the new literary patriotism in Australia and its mostly transparent role in the generation of cultural and literary surplus-value for publishers, cultural organisations and affiliated...
Poetry Prize – Helen Bell Poetry Bequest Award 2013

Poetry Prize – Helen Bell Poetry Bequest Award 2013

The Department of English at the University of Sydney is pleased to announce that the first biennial award under the Helen Anne Bell Poetry Bequest  will be made in 2013.  Under the terms of Helen Anne Bell’s will, a cash prize of $5,000 will be offered for the best...
Wasafiri writing prize closing tomorrow

Wasafiri writing prize closing tomorrow

Wasafiri, the magazine of international new writing, is running their annual writing prize. The magazine has been publishing quality creative works and critical pieces by writers from around the world since 1984. Previous contributors have included Nadine Gordimer,...