Tag Archives: Editing Back

Welcome Allanah and Jasmin!

The black&write! project offers internships to aspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander editors who want to work with Indigenous literature. In 2019 black&write! was able to offer two internships, to Allanah Hunt and Jasmin McGaughey. Over the course of ten months the interns will be able to gain valuable career pathways and develop editing skills … 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

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

black&write! goes to Emerging Writers’ Festival

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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

Meet the 2013 black&write! Indigenous OnScreen Trainee Editors

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This week we have been honoured to have our three wonderful black&write! trainee editors for 2013 visiting Brisbane.  This is the second year of OnScreen trainee editor program which provides training in the editing of fiction manuscripts.   This year our editors were selected from South Australia and the Northern Territory and while most of their training … Read more