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News • 10 Oct 2019

UoN Creative Writing students interview National Young Writers' Festival guests

Select students from ENGL3000 took up an intership to conduct interviews during the National Young Writers' Festival.

Keri Glastonbury

News • 16 Sep 2019

Newcastle Sonnets shortlisted for Prime Ministers Awards for Poetry

Newcastle's Keri Glastonbury features among top poet on the literary awards shortlist.

Claire Albrecht at Cuplet Poetry Night

News • 25 Jul 2019

Cuplet birthday brings David Malouf, Omar Sakr and more

On August 15th, award-winning Australian novelist and poet David Malouf comes to Newcastle to headline Cuplet Poetry Night's one year celebration. He joins queer Arab-Australian poet Omar Sakr and a line-up of extraordinary contemporary talent.

News • 29 May 2018

Michael Sala long-listed for the Miles Franklin award for 'The Restorer'

NEW Writing Newcastle member and UoN lecturer Dr Michael Sala longlisted for the Miles Franklin Award for his second novel The Restorer.

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