Our partners

The Centre of Critical and Creative Writing plays a role in the organization of Australian literary and critical cultural. The University of Queensland has a legitimate claim to be Australia’s leading literary university with comprehensive teaching and research programs in Literary studies, creative writing & professional writing. Includng a major University Press (UQP), a major literary collecting and research library (Fryer Library) and hosts an internationally distinctive national digital literary and cultural database (Austlit).

Fryer Library

The Fryer Memorial Library of Australian Literature was founded in 1927 in honour of John Denis Fryer and provides a rich store of books, manuscripts, photographs, theses, architectural drawings, oral histories and much more.

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Dynamic independent & innovative publisher in Brisbane, Australia. Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, YA & children’s books.

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  • an authoritative database about Australian literature and storytelling, with biographical and bibliographical information, full text, exhibitions and rich online content
  • a partner, collaborator, and publisher of scholarly research
  • a key element of national research infrastructure
  • a subscription service to which you can subscribe
  • an amazing team of scholars, librarians, researchers, volunteers!

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Brisbane Writers Festival

First presented as the Warana Writers Convention in 1962, just six sessions were presented over one day. We now present over 150 events, with more than 20,000 literary lovers descending onto State Library of Queensland and QAGOMA annually in September to hear from their favourite Australian and international authors.

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Queensland Literary Awards

The Queensland Literary Awards is a community driven awards program that was established in 2012. Like the former Queensland Premier's Literary Awards, the QLAs celebrate and promote outstanding Australian writing. The awards aim to seek out, recognize and nurture great talent in Australian writing. They draw national and international attention to some of our best writers and to Queensland’s recognition of outstanding Australian literature and publishing.

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UNESCO Chair of Communication & Journalism

Professor Peter Greste is an award-winning foreign correspondent who spent 25 years working for the BBC, Reuters and Al Jazeera in some of the world’s most volatile places.
From Afghanistan, to Latin American, Africa and the Middle East, he reported from the frontlines and beyond, although he is best known for becoming a headline himself, when he and two of his colleagues were arrested in Cairo while working for Al Jazeera, and charged with terrorism offences.

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