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...
2018 Wrap Up: Diversity

2018 Wrap Up: Diversity

Of the 1104 book reviewed by AWW readers in 2018, 146 were tagged ‘diversity’. This compares with 121 books with this tag in 2017, and 86 in 2016. AWW readers are either picking up more books that feature diversity, or they’re becoming more aware of conversations...
Crime Fiction Yearly Wrap-Up – 2018

Crime Fiction Yearly Wrap-Up – 2018

Last year was my first in a behind the scenes role at the Australian Women Writer’s Challenge and I took it on along with a lot of other changes in my world so I never quite got as organised as I planned. I also didn’t have a yearly wrap-up post to do. I...
YA Fiction Yearly Wrap Up – 2018

YA Fiction Yearly Wrap Up – 2018

2018 was a year of fabulous YA books. For the AWW Challenge, we had 148 reviews submitted for 85 books by 82 authors. Thank you to everyone who read a young adult book by an Australian women writer and submitted to the challenge! Throughout the year, I have posted...