Reading And Writing
YRead is back! If you're aged 12 to 24, you might like to sign up to our summer reading program, also known as YRead. This summer's theme is Escape the Ordinary, and Yarra Plenty Regional Library has plenty of events on this holiday period to help you escape, evolve and/or excogigate (to plot or devise) an extraordinary scheme).
Applications for the 2017 AFL Youth Central Rookie Reporter program are now open.
The AFL Youth Central Rookie Reporter Program gives two young people the chance at a voluntary internship position with AFL Media.
The Rookie Reporter Program is a great opportunity to work alongside senior AFL reporters and editors to cover various aspects of the game for the AFL website, AFL App and AFL Record.
The internship is open to:
It’s winter. You know what that means? It’s time to enter Yarra Plenty Regional Library’s annual Write Now! Short Story Competition. This year the library are trying something slightly different: Entries for the OPEN category are to be based around the theme of Home. Think home, homecomings, belonging, departing or the idea of local. Use the idea of Home to kickstart your original story.
Entries open 1 July 2016 and close 6 September 2016 by 5.00pm
Whether you’re 6 years old or 100, the library would love to see your story. Entries are now open across three categories:
The Scribe Nonfiction Prize is for writers aged 30 or under working on longform work. Presented by Express Media and Scribe Publications, the prize welcomes entries from any area of nonfiction, including memoir, journalism, biography, essay and creative nonfiction.
The winner receives:
COMMUNICATIONS INTERN (VOLUNTEER AGED 18 – 24)
We are currently seeking an intern who is enthusiastic about writing and professional communications to join our small but busy team. Focussed on assisting the CEO and marketing staff to engage new and existing members and promote the work of the organisation, this is a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience and expand on skills in marketing, media and communications.
It’s that time in Banyule again, In Space - The 2015 Banyule Award for Works on Paper exhibition is on and they are inviting writers to compose a piece of prose or poetry in response to the theme in space or finalist exhibition artwork.
Entries will be displayed in the Banyule community and presented live at Hatch Contemporary Arts Space on Thursday 26 November at 7.00pm, hosted by Poet-In-Residence Helen Lucas.