Book review: Greater City Shadows, Laurie Steed
This collection of short stories is an intimate and evocative appraisal of relationships.
Book review: Edenglassie, Melissa Lucashenko
This epic book traces the lives of two characters over two different timelines.
Book review: Women & Children, Tony Birch
Tony Birch's latest novel canvasses violence, race and religion.
Book review: Maude Horton’s Glorious Revenge, Lizzie Pook
An intriguing though somewhat far-fetched historical fiction.
Book review: Feast, Emily O'Grady
An unsettling, creepy story about dysfunctional families and slowly unravelling secrets.
Theatre review: You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Geelong Arts Centre
A vibrant production of the Charlie Brown franchise offers outstanding performances, but some outdated tropes.
Why writing 'cli-fi' might relieve your eco-anxiety
How does writing fiction focused on climate change impact those who write it? Dr Rachel Hennessy, Alex Cothren and Amy…
Book review: Burn, Melanie Saward
A powerful debut fiction that reveals unsettling answers to 'Why are good kids misbehaving?'.
Book review: The Furphy Anthology 2023, edited by Joanne Holliman
These 16 stories were drawn from over 600 entries to the annual short story competition.
Book review: The Collected Regrets of Clover, Mikki Brammer
A debut about a death doula, who learns how to embrace the mystery of life, has unique promise, but the…