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History, Writing and Television: An Interview with Clare Wright

Clare Wright’s history of the Ballarat Goldfields, The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka, is one of the six books which have been shortlisted for this year’s… 1,258 more words

Australian Women Writers

Top Ten Tuesday: Bookish Bucket List

So today’s topic is my bookish bucket list…so here it goes.

1. Read more:

Yes. It sounds silly…but really, I need to make time to read more for leisure. 379 more words


Stella Prize 2014 Shortlist Announced

Three works of fiction and three of non-fiction have been selected from an initial longlist of twelve (from a total of 160 entries), to form The Stella Prize shortlist for 2014. 490 more words

Literary, Classic

Tenderness, suspense and dementia - my review of 'The Night Guest', Fiona McFarlane

The Night Guest is the debut novel by Australian author Fiona McFarlane. This surprising and assured story has just been short-listed for this year’s Stella Prize for Australian Women Writers. 400 more words

Lisa Walker

Letter to George Clooney by Debra Adelaide

Letter to George Clooney is one of the long-listed titles for the 2014 Stella Prize and I can see why this may be so. Debra Adelaide is a writes beautifully and portrays aspects of life in Australia with humour, irony, warmth and sadness. 133 more words

Book Reviews

AWW Challenge 2014 - "All the birds singing" by Evie Wyld

I saw this book listed on the recently released Stella Prize Long list 2014, and couldn’t wait to read it. By the time I managed to get hold of a copy to read, I thought I had got mixed up about whether it was actually a book by an Australian woman writer. 351 more words

Startling Birdsong: All the Birds, Singing

All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld

I had been wanting to read this novel for a while and inadvertently began it the morning the longlist for… 425 more words

Literature / Fiction