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Brian Castro Wins 2014 Patrick White Literary Award

Professor Brian Castro has been awarded the 2014 Patrick White Literary Award. White created the award with the money he received as winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1973 to acknowledge writers who have made a significant contribution to Australian literature. White stipulated his prize should be presented on the Friday after the […]

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Jill Jones co-winner of The Whitmore Press Manuscript Prize 2014

The prize, for publication of a fine, limited edition poetry chapbook of work by the winning entrant, is open to all Australian poets – new, emerging and established. Previous winners of the manuscript prize are Jamie King-Holden (2010), B.R. Dionysius and Jo Langdon (2011), Lucy Todd (2012), and Andy Jackson (2013). A collection of Jill’s […]

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Recent GSSA PhD Graduates

Dr Kirsty Whitman graduated in the September 2014 Ceremony. Congratulations Kirsty! Dr Jillian Schedneck and Dr Angella Duvnjak graduated in the May 2014 Ceremony. Jillian received a Dean’s Commendation. Warm congratulations to them both. (L-R) Angella Duvnjak, Jillian Schedneck and Kirsty Whitman

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Traverses: J.M. Coetzee in the World

A series of events held in Adelaide to honour the winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize for Literature, J. M. Coetzee. Opened by Professor Warren Bebbington, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Adelaide, these events included an Opening Night Lecture, Musical performances, plus a reading by J.M. Coetzee, a colloquium featuring world renowned scholars […]

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‘The Beaded Curtain – A Writer’s Approach to Hiroshima’ – Lloyd Jones

On Friday 24 October 2014, writer Lloyd Jones read from, and discussed, his current work-in-progress. Lloyd Jones is a Visiting Fellow at the J.M. Coetzee Centre and is the Centre’s first Writer In Residence. His novels include Mister Pip, winner of the 2007 Commonwealth Prize, Hand me down world, shortlisted for the 2013 International Berlin […]

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