November Round Up – History, Memoir & Biography

November Round Up – History, Memoir & Biography

In the news this month for history, memoir & biography (HMB) was the announcement of the Victorian Premier’s shortlist. Four women writers featured in the non-fiction shortlist. Hopefully we will have some AWW reviews of Offshore and Position Doubtful soon....
Round Up October 2016 History, Memoir, Biography

Round Up October 2016 History, Memoir, Biography

The big news on the History, Memoir, Biography (HMB) scene this month was the recent announcement of the winners for the PM’s Literary Awards Non-Fiction. Two Australian women writers shared the top prize – Karen Lamb for her biography on Thea Astley:...
September 2016 Round Up History Memoir Biography

September 2016 Round Up History Memoir Biography

Reviews for History, Memoir, Biography (HMB) were light on during September, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to explore what else has been going on in the wider world of women writer’s writing HMB. A couple of weeks ago, the West Australian...
August History, Memoir & Biography Roundup

August History, Memoir & Biography Roundup

August will be a quick round-up as we continue our love affair with memoirs and biographies. Many of our readers attended the Melbourne Writer’s Festival this year and their twitter and Instagram feeds were full of tempting tales about what they heard and who...
2015 Wrap Up: History, Memoir and Biography

2015 Wrap Up: History, Memoir and Biography

History, Memoir and Biography (HMB) was without a dedicated host for quite some time until Elizabeth asked me if I would like to take it on early last year. I was thrilled to be asked to be part of this amazing team and I’ve loved getting to know our regular...