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Teaching with BlackWords Symposium 2017

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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

black&write! session at 2017 IPEd Brisbane conference: Editing work with Indigenous content

The Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd) is the peak body for editing professionals in Australia, and they recently held a national conference at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. We had the opportunity to work with the national IPEd conference, so black&write! presents to you our session from that day; In Conversation between Dr Sandra … Read more

Inspiring writing talent

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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

CLEAR WATER WHITE DEATH

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This is the second in a series of three blogs about the writers recognised in the 2016 black&write! Indigenous Writing Fellowship Competition. Dylan Coleman is a Kokatha-Greek writer, filmmaker and academic from Thevenard, South Australia. She currently teaches Indigenous health at University of Adelaide and has been proudly awarded a 2016 black&write! Indigenous Writing Fellowship for … Read more

WRITING THE FUTURE

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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

Introducing black&write! Fellowship Winner- Alison Whittaker

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The judging is over and the results are in! black&write! is pleased to congratulate poet Alison Whittaker on being awarded one of two Indigenous Writing Fellowships for 2015. This year’s Fellowship winners were selected out of a very strong field of entries from across Australia. It was fantastic to see such a wealth of talented writers! Alison is … 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