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...
August 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

August 2018 Round-up: Classics and Literary

August has been and gone, and the literary awards are starting to quieten down a bit, though of course the biggie  – the Miles Franklin Literary Award – was announced this month. The short lists for the Queensland Literary Awards were also announced. More...