Book review: Australia in 50 Plays, Julian Meyrick
A wide survey of the contribution of theatre to our national sense of identity.
Book review: The Uncaged Sky, Kylie Moore-Gilbert
A memoir about being imprisoned in Iran for 804 days.
Book review: Our Members Be Unlimited, Sam Wallman
In this new kind of graphic novel, Sam Wallman fearlessly celebrates unions and their place in our history and our…
Book review: Childless, Sian Prior
A memoir that charts loss, pain and recovery.
Book review: Fugitive, Simon Tedeschi
Tedeschi is equally impressive on the page as he is at the piano.
Book review: Growing up in Country Australia, Edited by Rick Morton
There is a magic to these stories that trace the influence of (rural) youth to present lives.
Book review: Root and Branch, Eda Gunaydin
Twelve essays explore inheritance, family, identity and place through the lens of Turkish-Australian culture.
How a festival responded to election fever (sausage sizzle included)
Sydney Writers' Festival nimbly navigates election coverage, explains Artistic Director Michael Williams.
How creative writing helps teens cope with COVID
Creative writing is therapeutic for teenagers, and also shows them new ways of supporting one another.
Finding gay panic in writing
When author Jonathan Butler started researching his ancestor’s sexuality, he soon encountered the thorny business of outing the dead.