April–June 2016 Roundup: Diversity

April–June 2016 Roundup: Diversity

Some 15% of the 282 books reviewed over the last three months were penned by Australian women writers who are either themselves influenced by diversity, or feature characters from diverse backgrounds. Over April we held a focus on Australian women writers with...
2013 AWW Challenge: Poetry and Short Stories

2013 AWW Challenge: Poetry and Short Stories

Jennifer Maiden’s win of the overall prize for the Victorian Premier’s Prize for her poetry collection Liquid Nitrogen is a boon for Australia’s women poets.  As Paula notes in her roundup of these awards, author Magdalena Ball reviewed this collection, contemplating...
Queensland Literary Award Winners 2013 Announced

Queensland Literary Award Winners 2013 Announced

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2013 Queensland Literary Awards which were announced last night. Congratulations also to all shortlisted authors. Here are the category winners: Fiction book award Mullumbimby (Melissa Lucashenko, UQP) Nonfiction book award...