Translating the language of animals
Author Laura Jean McKay looks at the way we write about the environment as a way of understanding it while…
Why Australian crime writers are killing it
Two upcoming crime fiction festivals threaten to spill the beans (and the blood).
Poetry helping us understand the climate crisis
Poetry allows us feel the full emotional impact of climate change, says Cardiff Metropolitan University's Christina Thatcher.
Art and science against the climate crisis
From COVID to climate, Rose Hiscock presents the collaborative power of arts and science to dispel myths and provoke action.
Jane Austen: evergreen (i)con
Austen Con 21 returns with a hybrid live and digital model.
Why bookshops are good for you
Browsing in bookshops is good for our psychological health, making Love Your Bookshop Day all the more important.
Revolutionary futures can be imagined
Meeting Place 2021 launched its online forum with a bang this year as keynote speakers offer reflections to overcome ableism…
The Novel Cure: How books can soothe what ails you
Reading can be a safe harbour and a good self-care remedy in these anxious times.
Moving book launches online
Many authors have found themselves publishing a book during the pandemic but moving the launch to the digital sphere has…
Writers seek solidarity in lockdowns
Surviving lockdown isn’t easy, but some Western Sydney writers believe reading the stories of people from diverse backgrounds can help…