This auto-novel won the 2021 Vogel Literary Award for unpublished manuscripts by writers under the age of 35. Allen & Unwin’s Australian office publishes the winner of this annual award. The award was started in 1980 by Vogel (the bread company) jointly with The Australian newspaper to encourage young writers. The manuscripts submitted must be … Continue reading NOW THAT I SEE YOU : VOGEL LITERARY AWARD WINNER A DISAPPOINTMENT
You’ve done your flyers, bombarded your friends and family, spammed your network and generally flooded all the usual suspects with material about your event. Yet interest is waning and your numbers are thinning. What are you doing to reach new audience? There are many strategies you can turn to, but the number one on your … Continue reading THE CASE FOR GOOD PR
Independent arts publicist GEOFF SIRMAI explains why social media is not ‘publicity’ How often have I seen it? A theatre producer arrives at the foyer for opening night, visits the box office, checks out the bookings, then goes pale. Panicked, he or she opens their smart phone, looks at their Facebook page, checks the ‘event’, … Continue reading PRODUCERS PLEASE NOTE : FB IS NOT PR!
The Lower Garden Theatre Company presents an adaptation of William Faulkner’s satirical novel MOSQUITOES set against a climate of art criticism, creation and inspiration. What pushes people away from you can sometimes be your own fight against solitude, and Miss Maurier is adamant her yacht party will make her happy. If not, then maybe sex … Continue reading MOSQUITOES AT THE SYDNEY FRINGE