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Writing a Novel Scholarships 2015

Faber Writing Academy at Allen & Unwin is pleased to announce the continuation of the Writing a Novel Scholarship in 2015. The Scholarship offers one person in Sydney and one person in Melbourne a free place on our six-month Writing a Novel course. ... more


The 2014 Writing a Novel Anthology

The Faber Writing Academy 'Writing a Novel Anthology 2014 is now available as a free ebook from Kindle.

Writing a Novel Anthology 2014

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New! Kick start your writing life with Start to Write

Kick start your writing life with Start to Write, a 1-day course in Sydney on 13 December. For only $150 you get a great day's intensive teaching and you'll be entitled to our alumni discount on further courses – so if you're considering a Faber Writing Academy course, why not try us out first?
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Write your novel. And write it well

This comprehensive six-month course will provide you with the structure and support you need to write the first draft of your novel. Learn from the best with our renowned course directors, as well as guest tutors including top authors, editors, agents and industry professionals.

Starts 10 March 2015 in Sydney and Melbourne

Student success news

Ferris wheels in success

Fleur Ferris, a graduate of our Getting Published course, has a young adult novel coming out in July 2015 with Random House. Watch this space for further details. Fleur believes that the advice she received in the course helped secure her an agent, which in turn led to the book deal. Well done, Fleur.

Missing ChristopherStudent shortlisted for Human Rights Literature Award

Congratulations to our alumna, Jayne Newling, whose book Missing Christopher has been shortlisted for the Australian Human Rights Commission's 2014 Human Rights Award for Literature. ... more