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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 From Tim Winton to Gail Jones : Why Writing Matters in WA
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'The Western Australian writing and publishing sector is currently the subject of a review, a project of the state’s Department of Culture and the Arts, being conducted by independent consultants. It is a welcome development, particularly given the recent cutting of the WA Premier’s Book Awards from an annual to two-yearly format and the removal of multi-year funding support to the sector’s peak body, writingWA.' (Introduction)


  • Epigraph: Being isolated spatially and culturally – us from the city, Perth from Australia and Australia from the world – arms one with an Atlas-strong sense of identity. Both actively and passively, originality seems to flourish in Perth’s artistic community.

    – Nick Allbrook, Griffith Review, 119.

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