August 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

August 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

August has been and gone, and the literary awards are starting to quieten down a bit, though of course the biggie  – the Miles Franklin Literary Award – was announced this month. The short lists for the Queensland Literary Awards were also announced. More...
July 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

July 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

July has been and gone, and with it, I hope, the worst of winter down-under. We can now look forward to lengthening days and warmer temperatures (unless of course you are in the north and the days are about the same and the temperatures always warm.) Two awards were...
June 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

June 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

And so we reach the year’s half-way mark. How are you all going with the challenge? Are you meeting your goals? Falling behind? Or, wonder of wonders, ahead of the game? Any which way, we are happy that you are still here, reading Aussie women’s books and...
May 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

May 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

Hats off to all you challenge participants for keeping up your reviewing of Aussie women writers this year. Last year was a great one for the Classics and Literary area, and this year is proving to be the same. I love seeing all the reviews come through, and the...
April 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

April 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

With a third of the year gone – unbelievably, don’t you think – the awards shortlists and winner announcements are hotting up. There were a few in April, on which I’ll report below. First, though, my usual brief statistical summary. Amazing...