Elena's Latest Articles
Book review: Blackwater, Jacqueline Ross
A slow build Gothic debut has ties to historical Tasmania.
Theatre review: Homeward Bound
A voyage through time and space through the eyes of an astronaut far from a ravaged earth.
Book review: Iris, Fiona McGregor
An historical fiction that delves into Sydney's less than salubrious side.
Book review: The Brink, Holden Sheppard
Sheppard's second book is an exploration of masculinity, sexuality, and mental health.
Book review: Hydra, Adriane Howell
A suspenseful debut that explores loneliness, self-destruction and female agency.
Book review: My Heart is a Little Wild Thing, Nigel Featherstone
This tender story of family and relationships is also a coming-out tale that sees the protagonist wresting control of his…
Theatre review: Toast
Siblings bicker, reminisce and unite in the wake of loss.
Book review: Root and Branch, Eda Gunaydin
Twelve essays explore inheritance, family, identity and place through the lens of Turkish-Australian culture.
Book review: Loveland, Robert Lukins
A braided, cross-generation narrative about trauma and freedom.
Theatre review: Leo/Taurus/Taurus, Blue Room Theatre
Where do you fit in? A play that questions the pigeonholes that shape you.