2016 Vogel’s Award winner: Katherine Brabon’s The Memory Artist

Congratulations to Katherine Brabon, winner of the 2016 Australian/Vogel’s Literary Award with her debut novel The Memory Artist!

Katherine goes home with a copy of her newly published novel, along with a cheque for $20,000 thanks to the generosity of Vogel’s and the Stevns family who in 1980 founded the award, Australia’s richest and most prestigious award for an unpublished manuscript.… Read the rest

Confessions of a ‘young’ writer

Faber Writing Academy graduate Virat Nehru shares his thoughts on being a ‘young’ writer and what that actually means.

I remember the first time I floated the supposedly dreadful idea of writing for a living – “Oh, you mean like a journalist?” people would say, as if they had misheard me or that I had failed to classify my intention properly.… Read the rest