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Submissions now closed


QG&W are excited to announce the 2018 literary festival exhibition print exchange theme is: ‘Australian Literature’.

As per our previous print exchanges, Great Authors 2017 and Lettered 2016 the group exhibition will align with the Queenscliffe Literary Festival and also incorporate other literary related works.

A maximum of 32 artists will be selected from the national submission call for the print exchange who will each be assigned one of the following significant pieces of Australian Literature.

QG&W selected Australian literature that is representative of children’s books, novels, poetry, theatre, and screen and each title will be assigned in alphabetical order. Eg submissions are documented in the date/time order in which they are received and the allocation applied by list of titles as outlined below.

To be considered, please fill out the submission form below

Australian Literature titles are as follows:

Children’s Literature…

  • Animalia Graeme Base
  • Australian Legendary Tales, Katherine (Katie) Stow writing as K. Langloh Parker
  • Blinky Bill, Dorothy Wall
  • Land of the Rainbow Snake, Aboriginal Children’s Stories and Songs from Western Arnhem Land, Catherine H. Berndt
  • Looking for Alibrandi, Melinda Marchetti
  • The Magic Pudding, Norman Lindsay
  • A Mother’s Offering to Her Children, Charlotte Barton
  • Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, May Gibbs
  • Tales from Outer Suburbia, Shaun Tan


  • The Boat, Nam Le
  • The Book Thief, Markus Zusak
  • For the Term of His Natural Life, Marcus Clarke
  • Happy Valley, Patrick White,
  • The Man Who Loved Children, Christina Stead
  • My Brilliant Career, Miles Franklin
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock, Joan Lindsay
  • The Slap, Christos Tsiolkas

Play, theatre, screen…

  • The Boy from Oz, John Bell
  • Candy, Luke Davies
  • Death in Brunswick, Boyd Oxlade
  • Jindabyne, Giddy Brandauer
  • Mary and Max, Adam Elliot
  • No Way to Forget, Richard Franklin
  • Rabbit-Proof Fence, Doris Pilkington Garimara
  • Summer of the Seventeenth Doll, Ray Lawler
  • The Year my Voice Broke, John Duigan


  • The Big Black Cat, Geoff Page
  • The Drover’s Wife, Henry Lawson
  • The Play, C. J. Dennis
  • The Monkey’s Mask, Dorothy Porter
  • Waltzing Matilda, Banjo Paterson
  • We are Going, Oodgeroo Noonuccal

Submission form (please note, submissions have closed)