In April of this year the Australian novelist Carrie Tiffany won the Stella prize for female writers and promptly shared a hefty chunk of her prize money with the remaining five shortlisted authors. Tiffany claimed it felt fantastic to share her winnings. She said it was “a way we can celebrate the many, rather than celebrate the few.” (more…)
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Faith, Community and Creativity
Tony Macaulay is a writer, broadcaster and consultant. He has worked in community development, youth work and peacebuilding for the past 30 years. He carries out research and evaluation to inform and shape government and agency policy and programmes, most recently scoping faith based community work in Northern Ireland. His first book, ‘Paperboy’, a memoir of growing up in the Upper Shankill in the 1970s, has just been published by HarperCollins in the UK, Australia and Canada and the film rights have been picked up by Titian Red Pictures. He is currently working on a range of creative writing, community and peacebuilding projects.