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September 2018

2018 Deborah Cass Prize

September 4 @ 8:00 am - October 2 @ 5:00 pm AEST

Deborah Cass Prize The Deborah Cass prize is here now with an aim to invite early career writers of migrant background to apply for the 2018 prize. Above all, the prize is in the memory of Deborah Cass. Certainly, the granddaughter of Jewish immigrants, Deborah Cass, became a prize-winning professor of International Law at the London School of Economics. After diagnosis of cancer, Deborah left her academic career. Consequently, she focused on creative writing. She had a number of short fiction pieces published, but was unable to realise her aim to complete a novel. With generous support from family and friends, this prize aims to help someone outside the mainstream find a voice for themselves.   The prize The winner will receive a cash prize of $3,000 plus a three-month mentorship with an established writer. There is also the opportunity for publication of the winning excerpt in Mascara Literary Review. On completion,…

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October 2018

The Longhouse: Melbourne

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
Southbank Theatre, 140 Southbank Boulevard, Southbank
Melbourne, Vic 3000 Australia
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CAAP's Longhouse CAAP’s Longhouse is a networking and information sharing program that has been building a solid and thriving Asian Australian performance community in NSW since 2015. As a result, now, CAAP invites you to attend Melbourne’s first Longhouse to be hosted by Melbourne Theatre Company. So, facilitated by Ra Chapman with an introduction by Annette Shun Wah, four of Melbourne’s most progressive and dynamic storytellers will be joining us to share their experiences within the industry in Victoria. Also, they will take part in a conversation about the current state of diversity and representation on our stages and screens. Likewise, the panel discussion will run for approximately one hour, followed by a chance to network over nibbles and drinks. Guest Speakers KIM HO (The Language of Love, Mirror’s Edge – Winner 2017 Patrick White Playwright’s Award) MICHELE LEE (Going Down, Rice – Winner 2018 Australian Writer’s Guild Award, Victorian…

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