Zora Cross

Zora Cross

by Jonathan Shaw. ‘Love Sonnets’, whose exuberant expressions of female desire – unprecedented in Australian literature – struck a chord with young men and women separated by World War One.

Suffering, resistance and resilience

Suffering, resistance and resilience

by Elizabeth Lhuede Representations of Indigenous people in works by Eliza Dunlop, Louisa Atkinson, Amy Susannah Staniforth, and Marie Braithwaite. While compiling the pages for our archive, I’ve come across several poems and stories by early Australian women...
Non-Fiction & Poetry: Yearly Wrap Up 2021

Non-Fiction & Poetry: Yearly Wrap Up 2021

Hello 2021 Readers! 2021 has been a strange and often hard year for many of us. I shan’t be sad in bidding it adieu. For myself, I had to put a research project I wished to finish many months ago on hold due to ill health. I achieved only half of my reading goal and...
Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: September 2021

Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: September 2021

Hello Readers! For September there was: 9 Reviews, 6 Reviewers, and 9 Books Reviewed (1 of which was poetry). Wonderfully 6 of these 9 books were first-time reviews. Thank you for adding them to the database! The most prolific reviewer was Katie Elder here on Instagram with 4 books reviewed. The most reviewed title this month was…all of them! As each title was reviewed once.

Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: August 2021

Non-Fiction (General) Round Up: August 2021

Hello Readers! For Non-Fiction in August there was: 6 reviews, 5 reviewers, and 6 books reviewed (2 poetry). The most prolific reviewer was Brona at Brona’s Books with 2 books reviewed. The most reviewed title this month was all of them! As each title was reviewed once. As always, click on the coloured quote from a review to be taken directly to it. And a quick reminder: this round up includes poetry submissions despite their not being non-fiction. It just came out in the wash that way!