Page 5 of our blog posts
The Old Lie by Claire G. Coleman (August)
Pillars by Peter Polites (August)
Mother of Pearl by Angela Savage (August)
The Collaborator by Diane Armstrong (August)
The Returns by Philip Salom (August)
The Burnt Country by Joy Rhoades (August)
Out of Time by Steve Hawke (August)
I read in The Guardian recently that Han Kang is the latest writer to contribute work to artist Katie Paterson’s Future Library project, a collection of manuscripts that are being sealed away unread until 2114. Margaret Atwood and David Mitchell have already deposited work at this library, housed in Norway. The idea of this incredible project is both thrilling and distressing to me; these novels …
McKinty is the author of the cult crime novels featuring Belfast detective Sean Duffy. McKinty used to live in St Kilda (he reviewed frequently for The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald) but has now moved to t…
We are thrilled to have novelist Tara June Winch in conversation with Maxine Beneba Clarke in Melbourne to talk about her new book, The Yield. This profoundly moving novel is the story of a people and a culture dispossessed. It is also a celebration of what can endure and a powerful reclaiming of Indigenous language and the art of storytelling.
Our reviewer Miles called The Yield a ‘big hearted,…
Fashionista by Maxine Beneba Clarke (July)
Pig the Tourist by Aaron Blabey (July)
Moving Your Body by Beci Orpin (…
No stupid rumour is going to derail my study. I am on fire, a learning machine. And mostly I’m totally able to concentrate on the work at hand. And I hardly ever think of Teddy Taualai at all.
– Poppy Nwosu, Making Friends with Alice DysonHere’s what the judg…
The State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW) has announced this year’s shortlist for the $25,000 National Biography Award.
This Award is presented annually to a published work of biographical or autobiographical writing aiming to promote public interest in these genres.
The shortlisted works are:No Friend But the Mountains by Behrouz Boochani The Wasp and the Orchid by Danielle Clode The Tra…
Mark Rubbo, Readings managing director – Grace, Uly, Xiao-Xiao