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December 2nd, 2015 | Latest, News | Tags:

The ASA is delighted to announce the shortlist for this year’s Asher Award. The ASA received 47 eligible applications from a range of genres, including children’s literature and performance writing. Assessors Tegan Bennett Daylight, Anthony Birch and Charlotte Wood noted that the quality and diversity of submissions made selecting a […]

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October 9th, 2015 | Latest, News, Opportunities | Tags:

Each year the Australian Society of Authors (ASA) runs a selective mentorship program for unpublished writers and picture book illustrators. Authors writing in a new genre may also be eligible to apply. Applications are accepted for works of fiction, literary non-fiction, young adult literature, poetry, graphic novels, children’s literature and […]

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August 12th, 2014 | News | Tags:

Media Release from ASA It is with great pleasure that the Australian Society of Authors announces that Danielle Binks, well-known columnist at Kill Your Darlings, has won this year’s Ray Koppe Young Writers’ Residency. Danielle will receive a one-week residency at Varuna, The Writers’ House, to support the development of […]

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April 22nd, 2014 | Blog, Industry news, Insights | Tags:

This was first published in the Australian Society of Authors enewsletter. If you have any questions or concerns about your contract, please contact the ASA for assistance. The ASA is concerned about the increasing number of authors being presented with book publishing contracts which require the author to assign copyright […]

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