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Anna Goldsworthy to play Australian premiere of Stephen Whittington’s Autumn Thoughts

Friday April 14, 1.10pm, Elder Hall

Acclaimed pianist and JMCCCP research fellow Anna Goldsworthy will be performing works by the JMCCCP's Stephen Whittington, as well as works by Larry Sitsky, Graeme Koehne, Schubert, Prokofiev and Beethoven at Elder Hall this Friday 15 April.

Titled “Back to the Future,” the works will be performed in reverse chronology, beginning in today’s Australia and culminating with a futuristic work of nineteenth-century piano music. The concert will feature the Australian premiere of Whittington's Autumn Thoughts, as well as the world premiere of Sitsky's Nocturne.


Seminar with C.A.L -J.M. Coetzee Writing Fellow Cath Kenneally

Friday March 4, 3:00-5:00 pm, Room 618, Napier

Visions of Precarity: A Seminar with Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt and Luke Harrald

Thursday 19 November, Room G03, Napier Building

Associate Professor Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt (Nagoya University) and JMCCCP member Dr Luke Harrald will present a seminar on creative responses to precarity in Japan and Australia.

Ten Minutes to Midnight


'I am God': Alexander Scriabin's Piano Sonatas

14th November, 7pm at Elder Hall

Join internationally acclaimed pianists Konstantin Shamray, Stefan Ammer, Ashley Hribar and Mekhla Kumar in a once in a lifetime opportunity to honour the great Russian composer Alexander Scriabin (1872 – 1915) in his 100th year anniversary.

scriabin and pianists


Anna Goldsworthy's Essay on the Lost Art of Listening

Dr Anna Goldsworthy discusses the conundrum of classical music in the twenty-first century in her latest essay, "The Lost Art of Listening."


Shannon Burns Profiles Australian Writer Gerald Murnane

Dr Shannon Burns profiles enigmatic, brilliant and under-recognized Australian writer Gerald Murnane for the Australian Book Review. 


Port Fairy Spring Music Festival, October 9 - 11

Pianist, writer and JMCCCP member Dr Anna Goldsworthy presided over her final Port Fairy Spring Music festival as artistic director this month.


Inaugural Coetzee Centre Writer in Residence Announced

Award-winning South Australian author Dr Cath Kenneally has been announced the inaugural Coetzee Centre Writer in Residence.

Dr Cath Kenneally


Experimental Writing Symposium, Masterclass and Seminar

Experimental Writing: Why and Why Now?
Seminar with Kate Lilley and Masterclass with Marion Mary Campbell, 17 Sept. Symposium and Readings Night, 18 Sept.

New Director Appointed at the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice

Professor Jennifer Rutherford

Jennifer Rutherford is sociologist, literary scholar and essayist working in psycho-social poetics, with a particular focus on Australian literature and race relations.

Associate Professor Jennifer Rutherford


Open call for a Residency at the J.M. Coetzee Centre for Creative Practice

Coetzee Centre Writer in Residence

The J. M. Coetzee Centre is proud to announce a new residency for South Australian writers made possible by generous funding from the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund.


Jill Jones wins Victorian Premier's Poetry Prize for 2015

Jill Jones has won the Victorian Premier's Poetry Prize for The Beautiful Anxiety (Puncher & Wattmann).


Jill Jones co-winner of The Whitmore Press Manuscript Prize 2014

Jill Jones



Brian Castro Wins 2014 Patrick White Literary Award

Professor Brian Castro has been awarded the 2014 Patrick White Literary Award.

Brian Castro


Traverses: J.M. Coetzee in the World

A series of events held in Adelaide to honour the winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize for Literature, J. M. Coetzee.

Traverses: J.M. Coetzee in the World


Lloyd Jones presents: 'The Beaded Curtain - A Writer's Approach to Hiroshima'

Award-winning writer Lloyd Jones reads from and discusses his latest work in-progress.

Lloyd Jones


Carrie Tiffany presents on 'The Novel as Collage'

Carrie Tiffany discusses migration, art and the intertextual in her fiction.

Carrie Tiffany


'Visually Enhanced Literature' with Tim Gaze

Tim Gaze discusses an array of non-verbal visual techniques used in fiction, ranging from Laurence Sterne, through to 20th century experiments and the abstract comics of today.

Tim Gaze


Professor Graeme Koehne appointed Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia

Professor Graeme Koehne AO


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