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Nakkiah Lui Unleashes Vigilante Aboriginal Superhero 'Blackie Blackie Brown' in Her New Comedy, Patrick Carey , single work column

'"Your white meat is DONE, motherf***er!" The words, growled by an unseen protagonist, echo around Sydney Theatre Company's Wharf 2 theatre.'

Miles Franklin Literary Award : Peter Carey in Running to Win a Fourth Time, Patrick Carey , single work column

'This year's longlist for the Miles Franklin Literary Award features three previous winners — Michelle de Kretser, Peter Carey, and Kim Scott — alongside eight other established writers.' 

2017 Patrick White Playwrights' Awards Won by Kim Ho and Sue Smith, Patrick Carey , single work column

'Twenty two-year-old Sydney-born Melbourne-based writer and performer Kim Ho has won this year's Patrick White Playwrights' Award, announced at a ceremony at Sydney's Roslyn Packer Theatre on Monday night — where his winning play, Mirror's Edge, also received a rehearsed reading.'

Australian Short Film All These Creatures Wins Palme D'Or at Cannes Film Festival, Dee Jefferson , single work column

'Thirty-six year-old Sydney filmmaker Charles Williams has won the top prize in the short film category at Cannes, with his 13-minute drama All These Creatures.'

La Mama Theatre Vows to Rebuild After Fire Destroys Iconic Carlton Venue, Yvette Gray , Dan Harrison , single work column

'Staff at Carlton's iconic La Mama Theatre have vowed to rebuild after a fire which destroyed its Faraday Street base on Saturday morning.'

Australian Play Lost Boys Explores Same-sex Marriage and History of Gay Hate Attacks, Michaela Boland , single work column

'Same-sex marriage might be legal now, but the 'yes' vote did not bury Australia's grim history of anti-gay violence.'

Star of The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Actor Barlang Lewis Dies Age 59, single work obituary

'Well-known Northern Territory Indigenous actor and musician Barlang Lewis has died aged 59.'

Perth Festival Appoints Iain Grandage as New Artistic Director from 2020, Andrea Mayes , single work column

'Celebrated Australian composer Iain Grandage has been named as the new artistic director of the Perth Festival from 2020, taking the reins at a tumultuous time for WA's highest-profile arts festival as it faces economic constraint and increased competition from the Fringe festival.' 

Nevermoor by First-time Novelist Jessica Townsend Wins Book of the Year at Australian Book Industry Awards, Dee Jefferson , single work column

'Queensland writer Jessica Townsend has continued her saga of success, taking three major gongs at the Australian Book Industry Awards for her debut novel Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow (Hachette Australia).'

Wheeler Centre Announces New $150,000 Funding Initiative for Emerging Writers, Patrick Carey , single work column

'To mark its eighth year of operation, the Wheeler Centre is this week launching The Next Chapter: a funding initiative designed to "scale up" the centre's impact on the literary scene in this country and foster a new generation of writers.' 

Breath Review : Simon Baker's Directorial Debut Is a Nostalgic Tribute to Surf Culture but Has Rare Moments That Shine, Jason Di Russo , single work review

'Perhaps some books aren't meant to be adapted for the screen. Or at least not on your first attempt as a feature director.' 

NSW Premier's Literary Awards : Kim Scott and Bram Presser Scoop up Accolades, Dee Jefferson , single work column

'Melbourne writer, criminal lawyer and punk rocker Bram Presser has won three of the 12 categories in the NSW Premier's Literary Awards.' 

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