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Memoir, story and pictures: Anzac books to help us remember

Anzac Day marks the anniversary of Australia’s first major military action and is also a national day of remembrance that commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations. From women war artists to home-front heroes, memoir to picture books, we’ve put together a list of 10 books that recognise the contribution and suffering of all those who served or who lived through those turbulent times.

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A new writing prize for under 35s provides a publishing contract with Fremantle Press and a $20,000 cash prize from the Fogarty Foundation

Submissions for the inaugural Fogarty Literary Award are now open. One of Australia’s richest literary awards for young writers, the Fogarty Literary Award is a biennial prize awarded to an unpublished manuscript by a Western Australian author aged between 18 and 35 for a work of fiction, narrative non-fiction or young adult fiction. The winner receives a cash prize of $20,000 and a publishing contract with Fremantle Press.

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