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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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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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‘The Novel as Collage’ by Carrie Tiffany

On Friday 10 October 2014, Carrie Tiffany discuses migration, art and the intertextual in her fiction. Her first novel, Everyman’s Rules for Scientific Living (2006) was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award, the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, the Orange Prize for Fiction (UK), the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize, the Guardian First Book Award (UK) and […]

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‘Visually Enhanced Literature’ with Tim Gaze

On Friday 12 September 2014, Tim Gaze spoke about an array of non-verbal visual techniques used in fiction, giving examples ranging from Laurence Sterne, through a number of 20th century experiments, to the abstract comics of the present times. The majority of these examples were created by a single author, rather than an artist or […]

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Queen’s Birthday Honours – Professor Graeme Koehne appointed Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia

Professor Graeme Koehne, for distinguished service to the performing arts as a composer of chamber, concert and ballet music, and through substantial contributions as an educator and arts administrator, has been appointed as Officers (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia.

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A First Place: David Malouf at 80 In Conversation with Nicholas Jose

A reciprocal event between the Friends of the University Library and the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice, celebrating two new publications by David Malouf: Earth Hour and A First Place. ‘Topography, geography, history. Multiculturalism, referendums, the constitution and national occasions. Parental and grandparental romances, the sensual and bountiful beauty of Brisbane, the mysterious offerings […]

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Inkers and Thinkers: The evolution of comics

Presented by the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice and the Discipline of Media at the University of Adelaide. Learn more.

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Masterclass ‘From Page to Stage or Screen’

On 12-13 November 2013, The J. M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice at the University of Adelaide will present a 2-day Masterclass for writers. Participants will have the rare opportunity to work with two outstanding and award winning writers who have had their work adapted for the stage and screen. Day 1 – Tuesday 12 […]

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A Piano Pedagogy Extravaganza

A Piano Pedagogy Extravaganza: Pedagogical Perspectives, Based on 35 Years of Eleonora Sivan’s Teaching and Results With Anna Goldsworthy, Gabriella Smart, Debra Andreacchio, Roseanne Hammer, and Eleonora Sivan. Jointly Presented with the Musicological Society of Australia. Thursday 31 October, 7:30 pm Hartley Concert Room The University of Adelaide

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