After years of trying to find a home for her story, Jackie Bailey's debut manuscript 'The Eulogy' has been acquired by Hardie Grant Books.
It is a unique sort of agony when your body gives you one child but not another.
If recent times have taught us anything, it's the importance of family-run stores and the support they provide to families like ours.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex topped Time's Most Influential 100 list for creating "essential conversations on topics from mental health to misinformation."
"They think that because you can't read and write, you can't do certain things."
In digging deeper and finding out more about the meaning behind each tradition, it made me feel a kinship with my new family.
A number of celebrities and high-profile guests used their outfits to make bold statements.
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The SBS Emerging Writers' Competition Winner 2020
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Emerging Writers' Competition

SBS Emerging Writers' Competition

SBS wants to hear your story...because there's a writer in all of us. 

Entries are open from August 16-September 16 2021. 


Entries are now open for the SBS Emerging Writers' Competition. Submit your story before 16 September 2021.
"It's a lifelong job, but we're all experts on the human heart. That's the point of our lives - to understand and be understood."
This year, Behrouz Boochani is judging the SBS Emerging Writers' Competition alongside his friend, Wiradjuri writer Tara June Winch.
SBS is proud to announce the release of 'Roots: Home is Who We Are' in partnership with publisher Hardie Grant.

SBS Emerging Writers' Competition FAQs

Here's everything you need to know about the 2021 SBS Emerging Writers' Competition
Thinking of entering the SBS Emerging Writers' Competition? Consider this your cheat sheet.
Your memoir piece may be poignant, humorous or a mix of both. The important thing is that it’s your story, and no one else's.

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