A national celebration of poetry’s diversity
A month of readings, events and workshops takes off in August to showcase diverse poetic talents and the breadth of…
The work will outlast the life: Gwen Harwood as feminist icon
Gwen Harwood may be one of Australia’s most celebrated 20th century poets but has often not been seen for the…
Book review: Clean, Scott-Patrick Mitchell
A poetry collection that tracks the hard road from addiction to recovery.
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.
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.
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.