Killing Adonis by JM Donellan

All the best decisions are made after hitting the bottle, right? Well, okay, that may not always be the case, but when Freya Miller, after consuming a few drinks too many, comes across a strange job advertisement that piques her interest, her decision to respond to...

Tourmaline by Randolph Stow

Randolph Stow’s 1962 classic Tourmaline is set in the future and despite its unlikely setting, manages to convey relevant themes which resonate even in today’s modern society. The apocalyptic tale is set in a community in outback Western Australia, which is described...

October

NSW Writers’ Centre staff share the events they have circled in their planners for mid-October and November. Find out what’s happening and keep your finger on NSW’s social literary pulse. In this Writing on Our Calendar we have served up a taste plate of new and...

October 2015

Things are heating up here in more than the literal sense. A bunch of us are just back from an invigorating National Young Writers’ Festival, and our own Creative Non-Fiction Festival is fast approaching. The program showcases a huge range of non-fiction writers...

Joy and Sorrow by Joy Nason

Joy & Sorrow: The story of an Exclusive Brethren Survivor is Joy Nason’s personal account of breaking free from the tight grip of the Exclusive Brethren, a fundamentalist religious group likened to a cult in the book. In Joy & Sorrow, Joy recounts the years of...