2016 Poetry Wrap-up

2016 Poetry Wrap-up

As Marisa Wikramanayake said in last year’s wrap up, let’s start with the numbers. In 2016, there were 23 reviews for 18 books by 18 authors. This is a little down on last year’s total of 26 reviews, but reflects a continuing trend to spreading our...
October – December 2016 Roundup: Diversity

October – December 2016 Roundup: Diversity

Happy holidays to all our wonderful readers and AWW participants. I hope this finds you keeping cool in some form or another, be it beneath shady trees or at the beach, and of course that you have a book to hand! Of 348 reviews over the past three months, some 10%...
Short fiction & poetry July – August 2016 roundup

Short fiction & poetry July – August 2016 roundup

Here, in Perth, I am surrounded by books I wish to read, food and the company of cats as I wait for this year’s Australian winter to stop masquerading as spring and go away. There have been one too many hot cups of tea and hot chocolate made to warm up my fingers as I struggle to turn the pages of books. Each year I am always keen to see how many books kept us company during the winter months. Each year, this is usually when I fail to post about those books you have read and reviewed.