Book review: Two Afternoons in the Kabul Stadium, Tim Bonyhady
A visual history of 20th-century Afghanistan.
Hobart’s biennial literary festival returns
A (non-online) literary festival for all: adults, YA and kids.
Book review: Muddy People, Sara El Sayed, Black Inc
An intricate memoir that traverses the muddy divides between child and adult, tradition and change, self and other and identity…
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.
Book review: The Breakup Monologues, Rosie Wilby, Bloomsbury
The 'queen' of breakups canvasses some unexpected joys in the aftermath of relationship failure.
Book Review: Roots - Home is who we are, Hardie Grant
A collection of short memoirs chosen from the inaugural SBS Emerging Writers’ Competition.
Book review: The Advocates, Robyn Gulliver and Jill L. Ferguson, Melbourne University Press
Canvassing the stories of women at the frontline of environmental action.
Opportunities and Awards Wrap
Call outs for the Helen Anne Bell Award for Women Poets, National Arts and Disability Awards, Australian Cultural Diplomacy Grants…
Book review: Killing Sydney, Elizabeth Farrelly, Pan Macmillan
A passionate cri de coeur to diagnose the ills of the city and save it from overdevelopment.
The SBS Emerging Writers' Competition returns for a second chapter
The competition aims to discover new voices that reflect the diversity of contemporary Australia.