Pamela Hewitt: Standing By Your Word

Ahead of her upcoming course at the NSW Writers’ Centre, Professional Editing, Pamela Hewitt reflects on the roles (and complications) of being a thoroughly modern Editor. Rules and linguistic patriotism Editors might start out feeling confident that the...

Come a Little Bit Closer by Ian ‘Pee Wee’ Wilson

Ian ‘Pee Wee’ Wilson grew up on the beaches of the Eastern suburbs of Sydney, joined the Bronte Surf Life Saving Club as a teen, and found himself harmonising some lines with a couple of blokes in a bathroom (because the acoustics were better). It’s these kinds of...

Mitchell Hogan

When he was eleven, Mitchell Hogan was given the Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings to read, and a love of fantasy novels was born. He spent the next ten years reading, rolling dice, and playing computer games, with some school and university thrown in. Along the way he...

brush by joanne burns

joanne burns, a veritable stalwart of great Australian poetry, has once again proved her enduring capability for the unexpected in her latest collection of poetry, brush. Fittingly, the publication of brush has been assisted by an Australia Council Midlist Authors...

Whale in the Bath by Kylie Westaway and Tom Jellett

Whale in the Bath is Kylie Westaway’s debut picture book, illustrated by Tom Jellett (published by Allen & Unwin in 2014). Bruno finds himself in a spot of bother when his bath is taken over by a whale – not that anyone in the family believes him. After all, Bruno...