New Territory

Posted on October 4, 2018 by ACT Writers Centre

Confronting Power and Abuse in the Arts: ‘I wasn’t paid a cent / that’s what made it art’

By Amy Walters. This article was inspired by and is a response to an event at Canberra Writers Festival, featuring Rozanna Lilley in conversation with Karen Middleton, on Rozanna’s new book ‘Do Oysters Get Bored? A Curious Life’. In the #metoo era, revelations of sexual misconduct by artists are swiftly followed by public debate about whether […]

Posted on September 19, 2018 by ACT Writers Centre

Bittereinder: Liam Pieper and Historical Fiction

By Amy Walters. The National Library of Australia awarded their 2018 Creative Arts Fellowship for Creative Writing to Liam Pieper,supported by the Ray Mathew and Eva Kollsman Trust. They also hosted a special event in which Pieper reflected on researching and writing revisionist fiction. In an interview for The Guardian on the release of his first […]