tag: Merlinda Bobis


Posted on December 6, 2018 by ACT Writers Centre

ACT Book of the Year announced as we celebrate our community

Canberra-based poet and Barkindji man, Paul Collis, has been awarded the ACT Book of the Year at our ACT Writers Centre Publishing and Awards Night for his work Dancing Home. The Centre’s awards evening and Christmas party, held on Thursday 6 December at the Ainslie Arts Centre, brought together over 100 members of the arts, […]


Posted on August 31, 2017 by ACT Writers Centre

Canberra Writers Festival Highlights with Emma Gibson

By Emma Gibson As Sue mentioned on her site Whispering Gums there were so many choices on offer at the Canberra Writers Festival, and I attended too many to list them all, so here are a few of my highlights… Book launch – Merlinda Bobis Often we go to book launches for writers with whom […]


Posted on August 17, 2017 by ACT Writers Centre

Ten locals to look for at the Canberra Writers Festival

It’s pulling some big names from around the country, but the 2nd annual Canberra Writers Festival is also presenting a selection of talent from Canberra’s own writing community. The Festival begins next week, running from Friday 25th August to Sunday 27th August 2017 in venues around town. Read on for ten locals to look for – […]


Posted on September 13, 2016 by ACT Writers Centre

Day Two: HARDCOPY Intro2Industry 2016

By Serina Huang Day two of HARDCOPY’s Intro2Industry began with a presentation about everything a writer needs to know about social media, delivered by digital marketing and social media consultant—and author—Patrick Lenton. Patrick advised a genuine and minimalist approach of building engagement through a quality website and Facebook author page, rather than devoting oneself slavishly […]