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...
Short Stories Round Up: Issue 4

Short Stories Round Up: Issue 4

Celebrating Australian Women Writers in the Short Story Form. One of the joys of undertaking this short story roundup is coming across sites I might otherwise miss. I thoroughly enjoyed reading Anne Jenner’s review of Josephine Rowe’s anthology ‘How a Moth Becomes a...
Short Stories Round Up: Issue 3

Short Stories Round Up: Issue 3

Celebrating Australian Women Writers in the Short Story Form.             I very much enjoyed reading Jemimah’s review (Oddfeather Creative) of Clair Aman’s collection ‘Bird Country’.  I’ve long been a fan of Aman, having read her work in some of Australia’s top...
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...
Short Stories Round Up: Issue 2

Short Stories Round Up: Issue 2

Celebrating Australian Women Writers in the Short Story Form Kate at booksaremyfavouriteandbest has given us two fabulous reviews in one with her post ‘The Long and the Short of it . . .’  Musing on Melanie Cheng’s Australia Day Day (which won the Fiction Prize in the...