Jemimah Brewster

Jemimah is a Gippsland-based writer and editor working in fiction, creative nonfiction, and newsletters. She reads and reviews books, edits work for other writers, and publishes the fortnightly Substack newsletter The Brew. Find her on Instagram and Facebook.

Jemimah's Latest Articles

queer fairy tales. Image is a smiling bearded man with multicoloured framed glasses and one big dangly multicoloured earring on the left, and a book cover on the right depicting an oval green landscape image with a river and crescent moon, surrounded by foliage.
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Book review: Everything Under the Moon, edited by Michael Earp

A beautiful collection of original and reimagined 'fairy tales told in a queerer light'.

Morgan is My Name. Image is on the left, a woman sitting by the sea, dressed in black and looking moodily off to the side. On the right a book cover of a an illustrated with long hair and a flowing green robe, against a colourful backdrop.
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Book review: Morgan is My Name, Sophie Keetch

This sweeping saga is the first in a trilogy about one of the most compelling villains of Arthurian legend.

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Book review: Let's Never Speak of This Again, Megan Williams

This award-winning book is an enjoyable, insightful and distinctly Australian coming-of-age story.

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Book review: At Midnight, edited by Dahlia Adler

A collection of remixed and modernised fairy tales.

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Book review: Royals, Tegan Bennett Daylight

A unique and absorbing modern Australian YA story.

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Book review: Emma After, Anthony O'Connor

A unique and humorous YA ghost story.

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Book review: Forestfall, Lyndall Clipstone

A lush and aesthetic YA Gothic fantasy.

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Book review: Unnecessary Drama, Nina Kenwood

A delightful YA rom-com about moving out and growing up.

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Book review: Every Version of You, Grace Chan

An exploration of the spaces and boundaries between digital and physical selves.

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Book review: If We Were Villains, ML Rio

A slow-burning, Shakespeare-drenched, dark academia mystery.

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