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Young writers get inspired at SLQ’s inaugural Young Writers Conference

On Saturday 25 November, 100 young writers gathered at the State Library of Queensland for the inaugural Young Writers Conference, and the 2017 Young Writers Award ceremony. While the Young Writers Award—which is open to writers aged 15 to 25—is now in its twenty-first year, the Young Writers Conference is a new initiative from SLQ’s … Read more

SLQ wins the Gallery and Museum Achievement Award for “Peace and Quiet”

SLQ staff with trophy

State Library’s Signature Program team are celebrating their win at last night’s 2016 Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards (GAMAA). The team were recognised for their work on last year’s Peace and Quiet exhibition in the award category of Engagement (Organisations with Paid Staff). Peace and Quiet was a major exhibition that took place in the SLQ … Read more

Young Writers Award winner

Congratulations Rebecca Jessen, winner of the SLQ Young Writers Award 2012! Rebecca has been awarded the prestigious State Library of Queensland Young Writers Award 2012 and $2000 for her short story Gap. As we celebrate the National Year of Reading, the Young Writers Award is one of Queensland’s premier opportunities to nurture and showcase young … Read more