2018 AWW Challenge Wrap Up: Short Stories

In the ‘Background to the Challenge’ on The Australian Women Writers (AWW) Challenge website, Elizabeth Lhuede asks the question “If books by Australian women aren’t being reviewed, how do readers know what they’ve published?” Now, thanks to the volunteer reviewers...
Short Stories Round Up: Issue 6

Short Stories Round Up: Issue 6

Celebrating Australian Women Writers in the Short Story Form.  As we hurtle towards the holiday season, I’m sure I don’t need to encourage readers of this blog to purchase books as gifts, but I would like to nudge you in the direction of short fiction. Even people who...
Short Stories Round Up: Issue 5 2018

Short Stories Round Up: Issue 5 2018

Celebrating Australian Women Writers in the Short Story Form.  Another review of Melanie Cheng’s award-winning collection ‘Australia Day’ and another thumbs-up – this time from Anne Jenner who says: There are messages here about the juxtaposition between the...
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...