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What we’re reading: Don Watson, Simon Hanselmann and Women in Clothes

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films we’re watching, the television shows we’re hooked on or the music we’re loving.

Chris Somerville is reading Megahex by Simon Hanselmann

I’d been a fan of Hanselmann’s since I came across his tumblr a while back, which followed two unemployed stoners, a witch called Meg, he…

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NAW Reading Challenge: Foreign Soil by Maxine Beneba Clarke

To celebrate our inaugural New Australian Writing (NAW) Award shortlist, we’re running a NAW Reading Challenge. This week our participants have read Foreign Soil by Maxine Beneba Clarke. Here are our favourite responses from them to the book. (Ed. note: may contain spoilers!) Jill says:

After the first story, ‘David’, I wondered if I could si…

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Winners of the 2014 Inky Awards

Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Inky Awards!

The First Third by Will Kostakis is the winner of the Gold Inky Award.

All the Truth That’s in Me by Julie Berry is the winner of the Silver Inky Award. (Read our review of the book here.)

The Inky Awards recognise high-quality young adult literature, with the longlist and shortlist se…

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