➜ Qld Literary Awards to go ahead, organisers say
“Organisers of the Queensland Literary Awards are confident it will go ahead without State Government support.”
It’s true that writers don’t do it for the money and the recognition the awards bring is valuable. However, in the past the prize money has made a world of difference to the winning writers, as Kate Middleton argues in this article. She also points out that a healthy literary culture is vital part of any thinking culture.