Events May 2018

3 May - The Bookworm Beijing Sci Fi Book Club (Beijing) Join The Bookworm's weekly SciFi Book Club to talk about your favorite science fiction short stories! Each meeting we choose a short story to read and discuss. Authors we've talked about so far include Greg Egan,...

Opportunities May 2018

The Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting awards up to five fellowships of US$35,000 each year. This international screenwriting competition is open to writers based anywhere in the world, regardless of citizenship. All entrants must be aged over 18. Deadline:...

Opportunities April 2018

The ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize accepts entries from writers all over the world. Entries must be a single story of 2,000 to 5,000 words, written in English. Stories can be on any subject and in any style. First prize is AU$7,000, second prize is AU$2,000...

Events February 2018

1 February - Tiananmen to Pyongyang, Kabul to Baghdad: A Reporter's Inspiring Journey (New York) Join us for a special program with Bob Woodruff — a conversation about Asia, about the many issues he has covered on the continent, and about the remarkable and inspiring...

Opportunities February 2018

The Text Prize aims to discover incredible new books for young adults and children by Australian and New Zealand writers. Awarded annually to the best manuscript written for young readers, the prize has unearthed extraordinary, multi-award-winning books and launched...

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...