Month: May 2022

black&write! fellowships 2022 recipients announced

1 June 2022 @booksandpublishing The 2022 black&write! fellowships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers have been awarded to Queensland Elder Herbert Wharton and Lay Maloney from Victoria. Each fellowship is worth $10,000 and includes editorial development from the State Library of Queensland’s (SLQ) black&write! editorial team, and consideration for publication by Hachette Australia. A …

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The Bookseller – News – Will McPhail’s graphic novel wins £10k Betty Trask Prize

new yorker Cartoonist Will McPhail’s In has become the first graphic novel to win the £10,000 Betty Trask Prize at the Society of Authors (SoA) Awards. The winners were announced on 1st June, with 32 writers, poets and illustrators sharing the UK’s biggest literary prize fund of more than £100,000. McPhail’s In: The Graphic Novel …

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Final Fantasy Creator Hironobu Sakaguchi’s New Free Company in Final Fantasy 14 Is an Homage to Square

Veteran game developer and final-fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi is a huge fan of Final Fantasy 14, and he has chronicled his journeys through Eorzea and beyond on his Twitter. Recently, Sakaguchi announced he and a group of his friends had started their own Final Fantasy 14 Free Company called SQUARE, in honor of the original …

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Call For Poet Laureate Nominations

Wednesday, 1 June 2022, 10:38 amPress Release: Department of Internal Affairs The National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa is inviting nominations for the next New Zealand Poet Laureate. The award celebrates outstanding contributions to New Zealand poetry. Tokotoko of Cilla McQueen, New Zealand Poet Laureate 2009-2011. Photo by Mark Beatty/National Library …

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“Benediction,” Reviewed: The Bio-Pic as Radical Melodrama

The modern cinema is, in large part, a tale of three Ter(r)ences. Terrence Malick, Terence Davies, and Terence Nance are all crucial innovators of film form, and their innovations all reimagine the same building block of movies: the very nature of a character. Malick’s response is metaphysical, Nance’s is interpersonal, and Davies’s is the most …

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Lāuga is a way of understanding the world of Fa’a Samoa says author

Sāmoan oratory, lāuga, is performed at formal and ceremonial gatherings. It is an integral part of the Samoan cultural and political landscape. It is ubiquitous, found at every level of Sāmoan life from the village phono to the Parliament. For Victoria University academic, Lupematasila Fata Le’ausalilo ‘Au’afa Sadat Muaiava, encouraging young Sāmoans to reconnect with …

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SCD and ulcerative colitis: Benefits, risks, and more

We include products we think are useful for our readers. If you buy through links on this page, we may earn a small commission. Here’s our process. The specific carbohydrate diet (SCD) is a popular restrictive diet that eliminates certain carbohydrates and focuses on whole, unprocessed foods. It aims to restore balance in the gut …

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