Sunday Spotlight with Sofie Laguna

Sunday Spotlight with Sofie Laguna

Recently longlisted for The Stella Prize, Sofie Laguna’s The Choke is a brilliant, haunting novel about a child navigating an often dark and uncaring world of male power and violence, in which grown-ups can’t be trusted and comfort can only be found in nature. I...
Historical Fiction Round Up: Issue 5

Historical Fiction Round Up: Issue 5

Welcome to Issue 5 of the Historical Fiction Round Up. Over the last month, historical fiction has enjoyed steady attention, with 40 reviews on 34 novels by 33 different authors. Our range of authors has increased since last month but the amount of reviews on the...
June 2015 Roundup: Historical Fiction

June 2015 Roundup: Historical Fiction

Well, only 14 reviews this month. Very quiet! Perhaps our reviewers were curling up with DVDs instead of books. Four of the fourteen reviewed have already been highlighted in the last few months but here are the links for those who may be new to the roundup. This...
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...