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Mailbox Monday 29/6/15

Last week seemed to go on forever! There was always something to do, something to see, someone to talk to. I managed to sneak in some reading late at night (really, it was medicinal – I needed to warm the bed before I could possibly fall asleep). 212 more words

Mailbox Monday

Review: Something Special, Something Rare Anthology

Black Inc’s decision to release an anthology of short stories by Australian women could be taken as a political statement, given the ongoing debate about gender representation in literary culture. 792 more words


When the Night Comes by Favel Parrett

When the Night Comes
is Favel Parrett’s anticipated follow-up to her acclaimed Miles Franklin Award shortlisted debut, Past the Shallows (my review here). Written in what can now be considered her signature sparse prose and ultra-short chapters, it is the story of a relationship between a young girl, Isla, and Bo, a Danish cook on the Antarctic exploration and supply ship… 879 more words