24 October 2003

Congratulations ...

Yes the cardinals in red hats at the Australia Council have let out their plume of white smoke or whatever it is that they do and have announced the winners of their Literature Board funding for 2004 -- congratulations are due to the following poets in Tasmanian who received funding for work on poetry in the coming year: Stephen Edgar ($50,000); Adrienne Eberhard and Kathryn Lomer ($25,000 each) and Lyn Reeves and Carolyn Fisher were each funded to the tune of $15,000.
On hearing the news a minute ago, Liz Winfield of the Poets Republic said "What a fantastic result for Tasmania, I am just so proud. I am lost for words for once in my life ..."

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