Ellie's Latest Articles
Book review: If There Is a Butterfly That Drinks Tears, Natalie Damjanovich-Napoleon
A poetry collection that meditates on the complexities of motherhood.
Book review: Critic Swallows Book: Ten Years of the Sydney Review of Books, edited by Catriona Menzies-Pike
A selection of essays that bear witness to a diverse history of literary criticism in Australia.
Magazine review: Griffith Review 82: Animal Magic, edited by Carody Culver
The latest edition of 'Griffith Review' considers the theme of relationships – both tender and tense – between animals and…
Book review: I Don't, Clementine Ford
Clementine Ford shows us how life could be for women if they weren't shackled to marriage.
Book review: The Conversion, Amanda Lohrey
Amanda Lohrey's latest novel speculates on whether a deconsecrated church can become a home.
Book review: Late, Michael Fitzgerald
A speculative 'what if?' novel inspired by Marilyn Monroe.
Book review: Never Look Desperate, Rachel Matthews
A comedic novel that cradles emotional warmth at its core.
Book review: Body Friend, Katherine Brabon
A tenderly written exploration of the body through the lens of living with chronic illness.
Book review: A Light in the Dark, Allee Richards
An examination of the aftershocks of power and its abuse.
Book review: West Girls, Laura Elizabeth Woollett
Sharp and clever, West Girls dives into the murky world of modelling.