Category Archives: Australian

Prize Winning Australian Writing

There is something for nearly everyone this week, with the winners of the 2018 Miles Franklin Award and Ned Kelly Awards announced over the weekend. Michelle de Krester has collected her second Miles Franklin Award for her novel The Life … Continue reading

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Stella Prize Winner – 2018

Alexis Wright has been announced as the winner of the 2018 Stella Prize for her biography Tracker. Tracker is a collective memoir of the charismatic Aboriginal leader, political thinker and entrepreneur Tracker Tilmouth. Having known him for many years, Alexis Wright interviewed … Continue reading

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Alison’s Best Reads for 2016.

My best-of list for this year has an all-Australian cast – hardly surprising. Australian literature is astonishingly good, and varied, and shows us our country. I read a lot of Australian writing: this is a small but enjoyable selection. The … Continue reading

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Podcast with author Susan Boyer

Our latest podcast episode features Susan E. Boyer, author of more than twenty books in the educational field. ‘People in Australia’s Past – their stories, their achievements’ was her first book on Australian history and reflects her interest and passion … Continue reading

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>Popeye Never Told You : Childhood Memories of the War

> Popeye Never Told You : Childhood Memories of the War by Rodney Hall Milsons Point, NSW – Pier 9 – 2010 Australian author, Rodney Hall, was born in England to an Australian mother. His father died when he was … Continue reading

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>Prime Minister’s Literary Awards winners

>The Prime Minister’s Literary Awards are given to living authors who are Australian citizens or permanent residents. The winners in the two categories, Fiction and Non-fiction, each receive a cool $100,000. Winner of the fiction prize this year is Nam … Continue reading

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