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Because of her I can – Innabaarn returned home

Alison Nannup and the cover of Alice Nannup’s Book Alison Nannup, a Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education student, has received the exciting news that her poem was recognised in this year’s ‘Poetry on the Move: Inhabiting Language’ festival. On Sunday 16th September it
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Sam’s novel win

Congratulations to Sam Carmody for winning this year’s Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction for his first novel, The Windy Season. The prize is open to to first and second novels. The prize is run by the Melbourne bookshops and Sam receives $3000. Guest judge Christos Tsiol
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Creative writing students going ‘Beneath The Surface’

L-R: Lance Verburg, Batchelor Institute lecturer Samuel Carmody, Courtney Collins and Vincent Forrester at the Darwin Sailing Club. Last month, Batchelor Institute creative writing students Vincent Forrester and Lance Verburg attended a two-day workshop in Darwin with internationally
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Lecturer Joins Ranks of Batchelor Institute Academics

Batchelor Institute creative writing lecturer Sam Carmody has recently completed his doctoral thesis, joining the ranks of academics in the Batchelor Institute’s Higher Education division. His thesis on Western Australian literature was recommended by examiners for a prestigious
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BIITE Lecturer Reaches New Literary Heights

Batchelor Institute Lecturer Samuel Carmody recently celebrated the launch of his book The Windy Season   Batchelor Institute lecturer Samuel Carmody has just launched his debut novel The Windy Season nationwide. Carmody, who has been teaching the Diploma in Creative and Indigeno
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