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Wednesday 21 June 2017

and that’s a wrap: Lip announces the winner of the 2017 rachel funari prize for fiction

Josephine Mandarano
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We launched the Rachel Funari Prize for Fiction in 2013 in honour of Lip’s founding editor, Rachel Funari, to recognise her lasting contribution to the arts and her determination to better the opportunities extended to young women. As many of our readers may know, Rachel passed away unexpectedly in 2011 and we hope that by…
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Tuesday 17 June 2014
Arts Books Culture

A clique of one’s own: Emerging Writers’ Festival

Lou Heinrich

Writing is a lonely job, unless you’re a drinker, in which case you always have a friend within reach. – Emilio Estevez Romance and legend surround the solitary life of a writer. We imagine inspired musing with a companion glass of red; frantic midnight typing in the back room while insight and lamplight spear through a…
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Friday 16 May 2014

amazing babes @ the 2014 emerging writers’ festival

lip magazine
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Now here’s an event we’re all super excited about at Lip: Amazing Babes! Inspired by Eliza Sarlos’s picture book Amazing Babes, an incredible line up of writers will stories about the women who have inspired them, in their writing and their lives. With Canberra-based girl band Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret playing their second…
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Sunday 26 May 2013

emerging writers’ festival: seven enviable lines

Emma Koehn
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I dodged the Emerging Writers’ Festival last year. Not only did I not feel “emerged” enough, I had a fairly strong suspicion that my attending would reveal me as a fraud. I thought about how stupid that assumption was at the start of this year’s EWF Writers’ Conference. People floated in casually, caffeinated, and their…
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