Thuy On

Thuy On is Reviews Editor of ArtsHub and an arts journalist, critic and poet who’s written for a range of publications including The Guardian, The Saturday Paper, Sydney Review of Books, The Australian, The Age/SMH and Australian Book Review. She's the outgoing books editor of The Big issue. Her first book, a collection of poetry called Turbulence, came out in 2020 and was published by University of Western Australia Press. Her next collection, Decadence, will be published in July 2022. Twitter: @thuy_on

Thuy's Latest Articles


The future of Australian theatre showcased in four student productions

NIDA students’ graduating shows speak to the zeitgeist and showcase the results of years of study.


A light shone on First Nations writers

A new anthology features stories wholly by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander creatives from Western Sydney and beyond.


How a festival responded to election fever (sausage sizzle included)

Sydney Writers' Festival nimbly navigates election coverage, explains Artistic Director Michael Williams.


Book review: The Burnished Sun, Mirandi Riwoe

Short Stories from the award-winning author that continue her exploration of those overlooked and marginalised.


Theatre review: The Heartbreak Choir

A love song to the power of community by the late Aidan Fennessy.

A First Nations woman (Evelyn Araluen) in a white suit.

Evelyn Araluen wins the tenth annual Stella Prize

A debut poetry collection takes home the top award for writing by Australian women and gender diverse people.


Comedy review: Lizzy Hoo, Who Cares?

A gentle trawling of her own and her family's quirks and peccadilloes for laughs.


Booktube and Booktok reaching new readers

These media platforms are a burgeoning influence in providing content about Australian books to a new audience.


Book festivals surviving setbacks and disaster

Brisbane and Sydney Writers' Festivals are launching in May after battling man-made and natural disasters.


Iconic literary festival renowned for relaxed, coastal vibe returns

The Byron Writers Festival returns at a new venue for three days of storytelling, conversations and community healing.

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