Diversity Round Up: January 2020

Diversity Round Up: January 2020

2020 is off to a cracking start for reviews of books by diverse Australian women writers. We’ve had 12 reviews linked of 11 books, with a great variety in genre. I’ve noticed a few in here that are still on my ‘to be read’ pile (an ever-growing...
2019 Wrap-Up: Diversity

2019 Wrap-Up: Diversity

The ‘diversity’ check box was included when the AWW Challenge began in 2012 with the aim (which mirrors that of the challenge as a whole) of drawing attention to writers whose work might be overlooked in reading communities. As editor, I have tended to focus upon...
Crime Fiction Yearly Wrap-Up – 2019

Crime Fiction Yearly Wrap-Up – 2019

Here I sit with bickering children as a backdrop, counting down the days, and I realised it’s Friday; on an even month that would mean that it’s Crime Fiction round-up day so it makes for perfect timing to slide in my Yearly Wrap Up. 2019 was a great year...
2019 Yearly Wrap Up: General Non-Fiction & Poetry

2019 Yearly Wrap Up: General Non-Fiction & Poetry

Finding a reflective frame of mind at the moment, has been hard to do. As an eastern sea-boarder feeling rather overwhelmed by the fire crisis of the past three months, I’m not sure that taking stock is something I can do until the fires are out. Or maybe I just...