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The City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award

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Indonesia manuscript wins Hungerford

Madelaine Dickie is the winner of the City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award. The 28-year-old Broome resident won the award for her manuscript Troppo, a work of fiction focusing on Australia’s relationship with Indonesia.

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Final call for Hungerford entries

Entries for the 2014 City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award close at the end of June and writingWA is calling for all final submissions. The literary award is WA’s most prestigious competition for an unpublished work of fiction or creative non-fiction.

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Call for entries!

WritingWA is now accepting manuscripts for the 2014 City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award.

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City of Fremantle pledges to support iconic WA literature award

The City of Fremantle has given its support for the next six years for the prestigious T.A.G. Hungerford Award alongside existing partners writingWA, The West Australian and Fremantle Press. As the naming sponsor, the City will provide the winning writer’s cash prize of $12,000 and will play a major role in hosting Fremantle events associated with the award.

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R.I.P. Tom Hungerford

T.A.G. (Thomas Arthur Guy) Hungerford died in his sleep this morning at the age of 96 with family by his side. Tom was the author of Fremantle Press books Wong Chu and the Queen’s Letterbox and other stories, Stories from the Suburban Road, Knockabout with a Slouch Hat, Red Rover All Over and his collected works Straightshooter. The T.A.G. Hungerford Award for debut authors was named in his honour.

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