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The Australian Society of Authors The Australian Society of Authors i(A1954 works by) (Organisation) assertion (a.k.a. ASA)
Born: Established: 1963 ;
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'The Australian Society of Authors is the professional association for Australia's literary creators. The ASA was formed in 1963 to promote and protect the rights of Australia's authors and illustrators [...] The ASA was instrumental in setting up the Copyright Agency Limited and the Australian Copyright Agency, and successfully campaigned for Public Lending Right in 1975 and Educational Lending Right in 2000 [...] The ASA sets minimum rates for pay and conditions for authors and illustrators, and publishes books, papers and lists for emerging and established writers.'

(Source: The Australian Society of Authors website.)

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2020 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Literature Arts Projects for Organisations     $95,426 
2019 recipient The Copyright Agency Cultural Fund

$115,000 towards the Copyright Agency Developmental Mentorships for Writers and Illustrators

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Garret The Garret : Writers on Writing; The Garret Podcast Melbourne : Bad Producer Productions , 2016 11023474 2016 website

'Love writing? Looking to improve your writing? Or do you just love listening to writers talk about their craft? If yes, The Garret is for you. The Garret interviews the best Australian writers writing today about their writing craft. These writers represent many genres, but the common thread is their success: they are the top of their fields. The interviews explore how the best of the best draft, edit, pitch and publish their writing. Every episode is published with a complete transcript to increase educational value and access. The Garret is a labour of love on behalf of all emerging writers. The Garret is supported by grants and the time of Astrid Edwards. It does not operate for revenue or profit.'

Source: The Garret.

2018 recipient Australia Council Grants, Awards and Fellowships Literature


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