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$100K for Australian theatre: David Williamson Prize set to become one of Australia’s richest literary awards

August 23, 2017

An Australian theatre company will receive $80,000 to commission and program a new Australian work following today’s announcement by the Australian Writers’ Guild that the 2017 David Williamson Prize will be increased to $100,000, making it one of the richest literary prizes in the country. The remaining $20,000 will be awarded as a commission for […]


Screenwriter Jacklyn Bassanelli wins two-week residency at RMIT’s McCraith House to develop sci-fi series Evergreen

August 17, 2017

The Australian Writers’ Guild in partnership with RMIT and Film Victoria are delighted to announce that screenwriter Jacklyn Bassanelli and her project Evergreen have been selected as the winner of the two-week McCraith House residency and mentorship opportunity. Bassanelli was selected for the residency from the shortlist of the 2017 Victorian Call Out, which was […]


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