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Former Machine Gun Fellatio frontman takes out Australian Writers’ Guild’s Prime Time screenwriting competition

February 10, 2017

Matt Ford, frontman of 90s rock band Machine Gun Fellatio and an AFI-nominated screenwriter, has won the Australian Writers’ Guild’s Prime Time Television Screenwriting Competition. Ford was awarded the top prize for his television project Shining Light, a drama about a newly ordained Catholic Priest who is no longer sure he believes in God. A […]


Australian Writers’ Guild supports campaign by writingWA to push for greater funding for the literary arts

February 9, 2017

Thursday 9 February 2017 The peak body for writers in Western Australia, writingWA, has launched a campaign to urge the State Government to increase funding and recognition of the literary arts and literary organisations in Western Australia. The campaign, #writingmatters, calls on the Government to recognise the value Western Australian writers, publishers and other sector […]


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