Short Stories Roundup July-October 2013

Short Stories Roundup July-October 2013

Over the last four months there have been twenty reviews of short stories, either standing along or as part of a collection.  Readers are still looking for bite-sized pieces of life to devour, which is great to see! In the literary fiction genre, Sue of Whispering...
Guest Post by Merlinda Bobis

Guest Post by Merlinda Bobis

The final guest post in our spotlight on Australian women writers of diverse heritage this month comes from writer, performer and academic, Dr Merlinda Bobis.  Merlinda was born in the Phillipines, where she studied and taught English and Literature, then emigrated to...
Guest Post by Malla Nunn

Guest Post by Malla Nunn

Opening Malla Nunn’s first book, A Beautiful Place to Die, one enters the segregated world of 1950s South Africa, where certain spaces can only be accessed by people of particular colour, information is offered cautiously, and much remains unspoken.  Through the...
Guest Post by Alice Pung

Guest Post by Alice Pung

As part of our focus on Australian women writers of diverse heritage this month, we have some fabulous guest authors writing posts for us.  Last week, Tseen Khoo wrote on narrow interpretations of writing by Asian-Australian women writers, and this week, Alice Pung...