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Monday musings on Australian literature: Spotlight on Charlotte Wood

This is the third in my occasional series of Spotlight posts inspired by Annette Marfording’s Celebrating Australian Writing: Conversations with Australian Authors. (See the end of this post for links to the first two.) Since… 1,003 more words

Australian Literature

Now available: Miles Franklin 2016 Shortlist

It’s just been announced: the shortlist of titles for the Miles Franklin Literary Award 2016. Four Melbourne writers, and four out of five women make up the list (see images and details below). 76 more words


The Natural Way of Things

This is a really tough book to write about, and I did question whether to write this post at all.  Charlotte Wood’s The Natural Way of Things  571 more words

Book Review of The Natural Way of Things

There has been so much press about Charlotte Wood’s Stella Prize winning novel, The Natural Way of Things.  And deservedly so – it is thought-provoking, lyrical in places and has well-rounded characters.   200 more words

Australian Literature

The Submerged Cathedral - Review

The Submerged Cathedral by Charlotte Wood, Vintage Australia 2004

***** stars out of 5

Charlotte Wood’s second novel, The Submerged Cathedral is a love story, but it is also about much more than just two people. 311 more words

Fact (sort Of)

5 things I learned about writing, publishing and Seinfeld

Unless you’ve been living under an Uluru-sized rock, or you live outside this land girt by sea, you may have missed that Charlotte Wood did indeed win the Stella Prize, as I predicted… 683 more words

Adult Fiction

Reasons to write (by Charlotte Wood)

I came across an article in Friday’s The Australian in which author Charlotte Wood shared the contents of an email she sent to a couple of close friends when she was writing her novel,  344 more words