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It's Been a While...

It’s been almost three months since the release of The Rain Never Came, and what a busy time it’s been (so busy, in fact, that I’ve been somewhat neglectful of this blog). 212 more words

Science Fiction

Karenlee Thompson, Flame tip: Short fictions (#BookReview)

Short story anthologies usually have some sort of organising principle – a theme, perhaps, such as Australian love stories, or a prize, such as the… 1,069 more words

Australian Literature

The Hate Race

Author: Maxine Beneba Clarke

Publisher: Hachette Australia

Published: 9 August 2016

Rating: 5 stars


‘The margins between events have blended and shifted in the tell… 346 more words


Monday musings on Australian literature: Australian writers and Hollywood

This will be my last Monday Musings posted from the USA, so I figure I should do at least one post inspired by where we’ve been. 991 more words

Australian Literature

Ali Cobby Eckermann, Too afraid to cry (#BookReview)

Having reviewed Yankunytjatjara/Kokatha woman Ali Cobby Eckermann’s poetry collection, Inside my mother (my review) for Lisa’s ANZlitLovers Indigenous Literature Week, 2017, I decided to also read her 2012 memoir, Too afraid to cry.  888 more words

Australian Literature

Book review: Greylands by Isobelle Carmody

Greylands by Isobelle Carmody

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Isobelle Carmody is one of my favourite writers, and this speculative fiction novel for children is a beautifully rendered exploration of grief after the loss of a parent. 293 more words

Aussie Writers: The Ampersand Prize is now OPEN!

Are you an Aussie writer with a MG or YA manuscript ready to go? Then this is for you.

Here is the info I recieved via email: 170 more words