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PWF14 catch-up post, Paper & Glass. On indigenous story-telling.

This is the second-last catch-up post for the festival. Sorry it’s taking me so long, I just need to fit it in around all the other important things in my life like going to the opera and lying in bed during the day reading Game of Thrones. 592 more words


2014 Stella Prize -- Shortlist Announced!

The shortlist of the 2014 Stella Prize has been announced! Now in its second year, the Stella Prize (named in honour of Stella Maria ‘Miles’ Franklin) is a $50,000 cash prize that celebrates Australian women’s contribution to literature. 79 more words

Australian Women Writers Challenge (AWW)

Perth Writers' Festival 2014

If you’ve caught sight of my Goodreads to-read list at any time over the past few days (I know, it’s my go-to internet reading material too), you may have noticed a small flurry of new and unusual titles have appeared there over the course of a seemingly regular weekend. 918 more words


Alexis Wright's Swan Book

Alexis Wright, The Swan Book (Giramondo 2013)

A friend of mine, an activist whom I admire hugely, says that when he can’t sleep at night he generally does one of three things: he plays a computer game, reads a novel, or does some work. 790 more words