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Narratives of struggle and healing in Refugee Week

Events commemorating and celebrating Refugee Week 2022.


Book review: Another Australia, edited by Winnie Dunn

The follow up collection to After Australia, this book offers the lived experience of Indigenous and writers of colour.


Book review: The Jaguar, Sarah Holland-Batt

An award-winning poet illuminates the dying light of her father's years.


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

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

Opinions & Analysis

How creative writing helps teens cope with COVID

Creative writing is therapeutic for teenagers, and also shows them new ways of supporting one another.


John Kinsella on creative collaboration

The complexity and rewards of co-writing poetry across oceans and cultures.

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.

Four women in profile pictures: top left to right Leanne Hall, Jordi Albiston, Karen Wyld abnd Tara June Winch

Adelaide Festival Awards for Literature showcase excellence

This year's prize winners are a diverse group and many of the top prizes go to women.

Jordi Albiston - a woman with glasses against a pinboard with papers on it.

Vale Jordie Albiston

With a career spanning over a quarter of a century, poet Jordie Albiston's words flowed to the end.


Book review: Revenants, Adam Aitken

From past to present, a poetry collection that travels the globe.

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