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May 30, 2017
NEWTOWN  VOICES Sunday 4 June   Leichhardt writer and former Newtown resident Sue Cartledge’s first novel, Newtown Voices, will be launched at the Better Read Than Dead bookshop by Montreal Poetry Prize winning poet, Mark […]

Giveaways – 287

July 22, 2016
HOW TO ENTER: To enter any of our giveaways, just email us at info@ciaomagazine.com.au and let us know you’re reading online. Please include your name and address so your prize can reach you, as well […]

What’s On – 287

July 21, 2016
Miles Franklin Award Hopefuls Visit Newtown The Miles Franklin Literary Award is considered one of the most prestigious accolades for Australian authors. Each year it attempts to recognise the novel of highest literary merit reflecting […]

Meet the local literati

May 12, 2014
Wordsmiths from all over the world and all walks of life will soon be uniting for the 2014 Sydney Writers’ Festival (May 19th-25th). This year the festival will explore writing that challenges our concepts of […]

Rant: Revenge of the nerds

November 18, 2013
Fantasy isn’t for just for geeks, it’s the stuff dreams are made of… Ciao Magazine recently published a rant (see here) in which the writer assaulted the fantasy genre and fans of this genre, making […]

Not So Great Gatsby

July 26, 2013
Do you believe in the green light? A struggling writer (is there any other kind?) once lamented that no matter how hard they tried, emulating the prose of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s much loved 1925 masterpiece […]