By Calla Wahlquist (11th January 2020) Nick Cave, Kevin Rudd, Cheryl Strayed, Peter Carey, Jeff VanderMeer, Benjamin Law and dozens of other authors are auctioning signed copies of their books, one-of-a-kind memorabilia and the opportunity to pick their brains as part of a Twitter-based auction to raise money for bushfire… Continue reading
(Stephanie Convery, ‘The Guardian’, Fri 8th November 2019) Five staff at UWAP will either have their contracts terminated or be made redundant as a consequence of the proposed shut down. Publishing director Terri-Ann White said the decision came “completely out of the blue”. “It was really surprising when we found… Continue reading
Jena Woodhouse at ‘foam:e‘ The heartland of Tourniquet lies in the haunted, haunting terrain of its unsettled and unsettling topographies, including the body. As unsparing and unflinching in her gaze as the outback light, Vanessa Page has a sure grasp of her subjects and the poetic forms that can best accommodate them.… Continue reading
Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore, ‘The Guardian’, 7th October 2017 For her new novel, Bruny, Rose turns her attention to the Tasmanian island of the same name where she holidayed growing up and where she took her children camping and to the beach, just a short ferry ride from her home in Hobart. “As… Continue reading
When23 Aug 2019 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Location: Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts, 91 Murray Street, Hobart 7000 Join us to celebrate the publication of Ron Moss’ new collection of haiku and ink paintings. Broken Starfish To be launched by Lyn Reeves “With poetry and ink paintings,… Continue reading
Issue fifty-four of Otoliths, the southern winter 2019 issue is now live. It features Karl Kempton’s discourses 5 & 6, alongside text, visual, &, yes, aural work from Edward Kulemin, Tom Montag, Elaine Woo, DS Maolalaí, Lynn Strongin, Eric Hoffman, Irene Koronas, Doug Bolling, C.R.E. Wells, Owen Bullock, Daniel Y.… Continue reading
Jan Colville’s new poetry collection ‘Journey’ will be launched this evening at 5.30 pm at Hobart Bookshop by Pete Hay. A free event, all welcome.
Copyright Agency, 3rd July 2019 The 2019 Miles Franklin Literary Award Shortlist is: THE LEBS by Michael Mohammed Ahmad (Hachette Australia): This coming-of-age novel explores the life of Bani Adam, as he grows up in Sydney’s western suburbs in a post-9/11 political climate. Bani has to negotiate his sense of identity and… Continue reading
Join Marilyn Arnold, Robyn Mathison and Mary Blackwood for the Autumn Seasonal Poets readings at Hadley’s Hotel at 6-8pm on Monday 20th May.