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The White Cockatoo Flowers Stories. Image on left is a headshot of a man of Chinese appearance, with head turned towards the camera. On the right is a book cover, which is black with an illustration of a white sulphur crested cockatoo sitting on a branch of a pomegranate tree with a couple of the fruits above it.

Book review: The White Cockatoo Flowers: Stories, Ouyang Yu

'The White Cockatoo Flowers; Stories' is the first collection of stories published by Chinese-Australian author Ouyang Yu in English.

Sanctuary. On the left is a full body author shot of a white man in black standing on a forest path with his hands in his pockets. On the right is the book cover of a dusty outback road heading into off towards the horizon.

Book review: Sanctuary, Garry Disher

A gripping story of an unconventional thief who longs for normality.

Australian Women in Music Awards 2024 open for nominations. Image: Sarah McLeod and Nina Korbe to perform at AWMA 2024. Photo: Guy Davies. McLeod has short cropped hair with smoky makeup, wearing a leather jacket, holding a bass and sitting on top of a piano. Beside her, Korbe is sitting, wearing a low neckline black dress with black heels. She has brown curly hair and a powerful expression. Both of them are presented in a powerful and beautiful manner against a backstage environment.

Opportunities and awards

International funding and scholarship opportunities, plus winners of UniSQ inaugural Biennial Art Awards, and more!

Out-Side: Queer Words and Art From Regional Victoria. Image on left is a smiling white man with red rimmed glasses, beard, one long dangly earring and open necked shirt. On the right is a colourful book cover with the title in a lurid green frame around the cover and an illustration of a blue and yellowy-green tree in the middle.

Book review: Out-Side: Queer Words and Art From Regional Victoria, Edited by Michael Earp

A wide range of queer writers and artists offer eclectic contributions to this anthology.

Group at table reading laptop. Arts news.

This week's arts news and trending topics

We break it – you read it. This week's top arts news stories.

On the left is an author's head shot of a white man in a black shirt, with his head slightly tilted to the left. On the right is a book cover of Deep Water with an image of coral and underwater plants beneath a dark sea.

Book review: Deep Water, James Bradley

A hugely impressive work that deserves and demands attention.

Image is a book flying through the air with its spine down and the pages flapping open. literary house. Vitagraph.

A vital new independent literary house

Vitagraph is a new artist-led literary organisation that's just released its debut journal.

Bundanon Artist in Residence program open for applications. Image: 2023 Bundanon resident, Yandell Walton, 'Portrait Bundanon', 2023. Photo: Jodie Whalen. A woman with blond hair in a dark and slightly creepy outdoor landscape, holding a green light to her face.

Opportunities and awards

NGA announces Sculpture Garden Design Competition, plus winners of QMusic scholarships, finalists of ABR Calibre Essay Prize, and more!

Illustration from 'Our Flag, Our Story' children's book about the Torres Strait Islander flag. Eight smiling children stand in front of the flag, hills and ocean.

Sharing the story behind the Torres Strait Islander flag in new children's book

The book was co-authored by the son of flag's original designer, continuing the story's legacy.

The Beauties. Image on left is a white woman with long wavy dark hair, wearing a brownish top in front of foliage. On the right is a book cover featuring a 17th century woman in a puffy blue dress holding a flower.

Book review: The Beauties, Lauren Chater

An historical fiction set in the 17th century about female agency, art and power.

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