Diversity Roundup: May – June 2018

Diversity Roundup: May – June 2018

A woman artist, writes author Susan Johnson, ‘wants to make a work of art that is itself, and free. But she also has another job: it seems she must also prove how you devalue her work or overlook it or put it in a box marked “small” or “confessional” or “a woman’s...
Diversity Roundup: March – April 2018

Diversity Roundup: March – April 2018

The great celebration today is that we have many exciting, diverse voices in the world of Australian letters. We encompass the world right here in our literature. And even in this shortlist that has been judged as being some of the very best of women’s literature...
Diversity Wrap Up: January – February 2018

Diversity Wrap Up: January – February 2018

Reviews of works by Australian women writers that feature diversity include those by authors who identify as having a disability, who are Indigenous, of migrant heritage, or are LGBTQI. They also include works that feature characters or themes who identify or grapple...
Historical Fiction Round Up: Issue 6

Historical Fiction Round Up: Issue 6

Welcome to Issue 6 of the Historical Fiction Round Up. It’s been a bit of a quieter month for historical fiction this time around with 26 reviews on 19 novels; this is 15 novels down from the last couple of months, although, when I did my search for this month, I did...