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Congratulations to the writers of the twelve stories that made the shortlist. Well done! And a special congratulations of course goes to Rob Johnson, Claire Aman and Ellen Rodger.
"There was something wonderful in every one of these stories and it was a great pleasure to read and reread them."
The Write Around the Murray Festival will present the bulk of its program online this year as we, along with the rest of the world, attempt to come to grips with ongoing social disruption and uncertainty.
The region’s leading literary festival, Write Around the Murray (WAM), will this year reach audiences via cyberspace – but organisers are promising the usual packed program of fantastic story-telling, engaging discussion points and enthralling conversations, all delivered in the digital world.
Kate Rotherham and Lucy Treloar shared some great insights, resources and suggestions for developing the art of short story writing when they sat down in conversation on Thursday 28 May.
We’re taking up the online challenge and plan to deliver a livestreamed WAM festival. Amid the uncertainty, we have decided to work on something we could deliver while updating our digital skills and offerings.
While we can’t be certain that our event won’t be adversely impacted by necessary social distancing measures and travel restrictions, we are nonetheless determined to deliver a modified version of Write Around the Murray.