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National Reconciliation Week 2018

National Reconciliation Week is celebrated annually across the country from 27 May – 3 June, and invites all Australians to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, histories and achievements and how we can all work towards a unified future for all. This years theme was ‘Dont Keep History A Mystery: Learn. Share. … Read more

Teaching with BlackWords Symposium 2017

BlackWords feedback word cloud

black&write! had the pleasure of attending AustLit’s inaugural Teaching with BlackWords Symposium co-hosted by the School of Communication and Arts (University of Queensland) and Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning (University of Technology Sydney). The sold-out event featured a stellar line-up of educators and writers who generously shared their insights and strategies on teaching Aboriginal and … Read more

Brisbane Writers Festival: UPLIT 2017

kuril dhagun was once again fortunate enough to partner with Brisbane Writers Festival (BWF) 2017 on a number of events during the course of the festival week. Two notable events included the Night by the Fire talk with black&write! fellowship-winning author Claire Coleman and a private screening session of the critically acclaimed film Zach’s Ceremony with creator Alec … Read more

Inspiring writing talent

Ashleigh

This is the third blog in the series about the writers recognised in the this year’s black&write! Indigenous Writing Fellowship competition. Four talented writers with very different stories have been recognised through the 2016 black&write! Indigenous Writing Fellowships. While Claire Coleman and Dylan Coleman were announced as the fellowship winners last month the judges decided to also award … Read more

WRITING THE FUTURE

Claire Coleman

This is the first in a series of three blogs about the writers recognised in the 2016 black&write! Indigenous Writing Fellowship Competition. Congratulations CLAIRE COLEMAN and DYLAN COLEMAN who have been awarded a black&write! Fellowship this year.   AUTHOR PROFILE: CLAIRE COLEMAN  Claire Coleman is a writer from Western Australia. She identifies with the South Coast … Read more

Becoming Kirrali Lewis hits the shelves!

Jane Harrison with her daughters at the launch of Becoming Kirrali Lewis in Melbourne

Becoming Kirrali Lewis has now hit the bookshelves!  Last week black&write! headed down to the Emerging Writers’ Festival in Melbourne. The team attended the National Writers’ Conference, as well as panels, performances and literary events presented by emerging and established writers, editors, publishers, and other industry professionals. This year black&write! partnered with the Emerging Writers’ Festival to launch Jane Harrison’s debut novel, Becoming … Read more

black&write! goes to Emerging Writers’ Festival

Janeellen

black&write! are excited to announce Ellen, Yasmin, and Grace travel to Melbourne this Thursday to attend the 2015 Emerging Writers’ Festival. The centrepiece of Emerging Writers’ Festival is the two-day National Writers’ Conference at Melbourne Town Hall. This conference aims to inform and inspire writers from every genre and style. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet and … Read more