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“The most compelling thing I’ve read online recently is Helen Garner’s piece in The Monthly, ‘The insults of age’. Garner’s writing is always emotionally intelligent and always delivered with a clear-eyed grace, but this piece – her perspective on what it means to be a 71-year-old woman – is a particular gem. 221 more words


Byron Bay Writers Festival program for 2015 released

Emily Bitto whose The Strays won this year’s Stella Prize, Joan London, Kate Greville and Chigozie Obioma are among the headline writers appearing at the 2015  64 more words


This house of grief - Helen Garner

Helen Garner has really made the true crime and court drama her own, with Joe Cinque’s Consolation, The First Stone, and now This House of Grief. 570 more words


Something About Helen

When I studied The First Stone by Helen Garner at the University of Technology, Sydney as part of a Master’s degree in Professional Writing, I noticed that there were two camps: those who loved her book, and those who saw her as a traitor of the feminist cause. 717 more words