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Monday musings on Australian literature: The Conversation's Writing History

This is the post I planned for last week, when Jessica White hijacked me. Like that post, this one too was inspired by another person, this time my historian brother who sent me a link to an article in a new series by  1,042 more words

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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


Novel Critique (the Secret River)

Mirjam Holleman

ACC 260, fall 2006

The Secret River by Kate Grenville; Novel Critique.

Kate Grenville’s main intention was to accurately portray the issue of colonialism. 502 more words

Kate Grenville

But the Cowboy and the Rancher Knew His Name*

Many people find a real appeal in what I’ll call Westerns, whether books, film or television. Even if you don’t care for them yourself, you no doubt know that they have a strong following. 1,289 more words


The Secret River by Kate Grenville

Kate Grenville, who wrote The Secret River, is one of Australia’s best known writers. She won the Orange Prize and has won or been short-listed for a great many other prestigious writing awards. 973 more words

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Australia & New Zealand Festival of Literature & the Arts

It’s here again: the now-annual AusNZ Festival, at King’s College in the Strand.

Taking place right now, and over the coming weekend. Highlights (for me) include  163 more words

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