Events November 2017

1 November - Public Lecture: From Counterculture to Subculture The Study of Social Movement in Japan after the 3.11 Disaster (Melbourne) This presentation discusses from a cultural perspective how young activists deconstruct conventional forms of organization and...

Opportunities November 2017

The Oriel Davies Open Writing Contest is now open. Submissions of poetry and prose on the theme of 'water' will be accepted. The prize is £50 to spend at the Oriel Davies shop. The winning entries will feature on the website and be read to an audience at an event in...

Events October 2017

1 October-10 December - Travel Writing X Mixed Media Illustration Mentorship (Singapore) PLACES Season 3 is a 20-session interdisciplinary mentorship project held at Tampines Regional Library from October to December 2017. Under the tutelage of a Singapore-born poet,...

Opportunities October 2017

The Chaos is seeking narrative personal essays about “Work”for the fall issue. Submit writing about your first day at a job, quitting a job, getting fired, a unique job, working with a challenging boss, job hunting, attempts at work/life balance, work romance, hard...

Events September 2017

3 September - Min Jin Lee: Pachinko (Melbourne) An epic tale spanning four generations of a family, taking them from Korea to Japan, Pachinko explores themes of love, death and survival. Author Min Jin Lee discusses her sprawling new novel, and how it ties into her...

Opportunities September 2017

Entries are now open for the 2017 Scribe Nonfiction Prize for Young Writers! The prize is a unique development award to foster talented writers aged 30 and under writing longform work. Entries between 5,000 and 10,000 words are welcome across all nonfiction genres,...