Thuy On

Thuy On is Reviews Editor of ArtsHub and a freelance 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. Twitter: @thuy_on

Thuy's Latest Articles


Hobart’s biennial literary festival returns

A (non-online) literary festival for all: adults, YA and kids.


Moving book launches online

Many authors have found themselves publishing a book during the pandemic but moving the launch to the digital sphere has…

Career Advice

So you want my arts job: Freelance arts writer and editor

Doug Wallen's ability to write across multiple forms allows him the freedom to be published in many outlets.

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Writers inspired by their own neighbourhoods

A Melbourne Writers Festival initiative explores the importance of place to writers Tony Birch, Sophie Cunningham and more.


Book review: The Song of Lewis Carmichael, Sofie Laguna, Allen and Unwin

A hot air balloon journey to the Arctic circle: a tale of friendship and resilience.


Energy and synergy across borders

A panel of leading arts and disability advocates at the recent Arts Activated 2021 Conference, Going the Distance, explored how…


Book Review: Roots - Home is who we are, Hardie Grant

A collection of short memoirs chosen from the inaugural SBS Emerging Writers’ Competition.


Growing your digital confidence in creative arts courses

What the new, digitally-mediated age means for creative arts and how they can thrive within spaces shaped and disrupted by…


Seventh time lucky: Amanda Lohrey wins 2021 Miles Franklin Award

Lohrey wins for The Labyrinth. a novel about working through the layers of resilience.


Theatre Review: The Truth, MTC

A doubles marital game of sex, lies and wilful self-deceit.

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