History, Writing and Television: An Interview with Clare Wright

History, Writing and Television: An Interview with Clare Wright

Clare Wright’s history of the Ballarat goldfields, The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka, has been shortlisted for this year’s Stella Prize. In this interview with the Australian Women Writers’ Challenge, Wright talks about writing and the place of women in Australian history as well as sharing some of the responses she has had to her book.

Stella Prize 2014 Shortlist Announced

Stella Prize 2014 Shortlist Announced

Three works of fiction and three of non-fiction have been selected from an initial longlist of twelve (from a total of 160 entries), to form The Stella Prize shortlist for 2014. Congratulations to all the nominees. The 2014 Stella shortlist is: Burial Rites by Hannah...
February 2014 Roundup: Classics and Literary

February 2014 Roundup: Classics and Literary

The post title for this month’s round-up is a bit of a misnomer because – oh dear, and I blame myself as much as any of us – not one review of an Aussie woman’s classic was posted in February. I have a couple on my Kindle that I hope to get to...