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Monday 5 June 2017
Arts Featured

the 2017 rachel funari prize for fiction: the shortlist

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We are thrilled to announce the shortlist of the 2017 Rachel Funari Prize For Fiction. Thank you to each and every one of you who entered – the sheer volume of entries this year was unprecedented – and we extend our congratulations to all shortlisted entrants. Aftermath­ – Alice Bishop Burning Day – Kristin Meachem…
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Tuesday 24 May 2016
Books Featured

the 2016 rachel funari prize for fiction: the shortlist

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We are beyond thrilled to officially announce, in no particular order, the shortlist for the 2016 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. Dive – Sophie Overett The Enigma of Desire – Victoria McGlynn Muscle Town – Cheryl Billman Premium Brand – Susi Fox The Tallest Girl in the World – Laura McPhee-Browne The Other Girl –…
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Thursday 21 May 2015
Arts Featured

the 2015 rachel funari prize for fiction: the shortlist

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Lip is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2015 Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction! In no particular order, the shortlisted entries are as follows: After Hours by Sophie Overett Excerpts by Ali Zayaan Fota by Danielle Binks Harbinger by Stevi-Lee Alver Round by Katelin Farnsworth Vegetables by Clara Johanna The winners of the 2015…
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Thursday 12 March 2015
Arts Books

Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction 2015 Judge Q&A: Lorelei Vashti

Lou Heinrich
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Unlike ABC’s Q&A, the panel for the Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction is chockers with excellent women. Over the last few weeks, Lip has been getting to know our judges so you can meet the writers who will be reading your work.  For our last instalment we are featuring Lorelei Vashti, author of Dress, Memory. What are you working on in…
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Friday 6 March 2015
Arts Books

Judge Q&A: Maxine Beneba Clarke

Lou Heinrich
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Unlike ABC’s Q&A, the panel for the Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction is chockers with excellent women. Over the next few weeks, Lip will be getting to know our judges, so you can meet the writers who will be reading your work.  This week we are featuring Maxine Beneba Clarke, author of Foreign Soil. What are you working on in 2015?…
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Thursday 26 February 2015
Arts Books

Judge Q&A: Melissa Lucashenko

Lou Heinrich
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Unlike ABC’s Q&A, the panel for the Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction is chockers with excellent women. Over the next few weeks, Lip will be getting to know our judges, so you can meet the writers who will be reading your work.  This week we are featuring Melissa Lucashenko, author of Mullimbimby. What have you got planned for…
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Monday 14 April 2014
Culture Featured

in case you missed it: lip-readings and awards night

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On Friday night Lip held a very special event in Melbourne. Under the lamps of yesteryear and the gaze of multiple Mona Lisa paintings in Bourke Street’s Society Restaurant, a group of Lip writers, readers and supporters came together to celebrate feminism, independent publishing and women’s stories. To kick off the evening, our incoming Editor-in-chief introduced herself. Jo Mandarano…
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Wednesday 22 May 2013
Arts Featured

lip’s lavish launch party and awards night

Amy Nicholls-Diver
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A Melbourne bar called Loop was the place to be on Saturday night as Lip celebrated the launch of Issue 23 and handed out some excellent prizes for the very first Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction. It was a crisp evening but many writers (and accompanying friends and family) braved the weather and joined in…
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Wednesday 2 January 2013
Featured

The Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction

Ruby Mahoney
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In celebration of women’s voices, Lip is launching the Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction.   This is a themed fiction competition, open to all ages and genders. Rachel Funari, the namesake of the competition, was the founding editor of Lip. Tragically, Rachel went missing in 2011, while on holiday in Tasmania. We are launching the prize in…
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