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Burning questions

Author Melanie Saward reflects on the evolution of her first novel, ‘Burn’, and what happens when Indigenous kids are severed…

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The forgotten history of Tasmania’s convict nurseries

Unearthing the tragic fates of hundreds of babies in the early 1800s.

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To update or not to update, that is the question...

If Roald Dahl books are being altered to suit current sensibilities, what could that mean for today's writers in the…

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How creative writing helps teens cope with COVID

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

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The many lost paths to a novel

When writing her latest novel, Jane Rawson was surprised by how mutable her story was, travelling through both time and…

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Marketing books in the digital age

As she grows her publishing house from scratch, Terri-ann White offers advice on marketing books.

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Publishing models for changed conditions

Which publishing models can thrive in these uneasy times? The answer might surprise.

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Writers represent the arts’ fragility at Parliamentary Inquiry

At the first hearing at the Parliamentary Inquiry into the arts, three writers and a literary journal editor told of…