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2016 Kibble and Dobbie Award winners

I am delighted to pass on the news that Lucy Treloar has won the 2016 Dobbie Award for Salt Creek, published by Pan Macmillan.  This novel is one of the most impressive debuts of recent times IMO, and you can read… 67 more words

Dobbie Literary Awards

Small Acts of Disappearance

Small Acts of Disappearance: Essays on Hunger by Fiona Wright

Giramondo Publishing, 2015

Anorexia Nervosa presents as a visual drama that exceeds the boundaries of language. 1,998 more words


Small acts of disappearance

It’s rare I do this – buy a book I’ve borrowed. But this one I wanted to keep. Fiona Wright’s essays on hunger in… 419 more words


On Small Acts of Disappearance by Fiona Wright

I first found this book on Kate Forsyth’s blog on a list of books that she was reading. Wait. Have Jody and I mentioned our teensy obsession with Kate Forsyth? 586 more words

Book Review

Hunger pains, anorexia and poetry

The connection between women and hunger is not as easy to make as, say, women and dieting, or women and body image, but there is connectivity. 938 more words

Adult Fiction

Delicious descriptions: Fiona Wright on writing and hunger

In my recent review of Fiona Wright’s Small acts of disappearance, I focused on her analysis and her experience of anorexia, but, as I mentioned in the review, she was, already, a published writer. 621 more words

Australian Literature

Fiona Wright, Small acts of disappearance (Review)

It would be a rare person these days, from Western cultures anyhow, who didn’t have some brush with an eating disorder, whether through a friend, a family member, or personal experience. 1,199 more words

Australian Literature