May 2016

This is always a significant month on the literary calendar, with the return of the annual Sydney Writers’ Festival. But the rest of the month isn’t exactly quiet – check out the array of other writing events in May that we’ve rounded up for you! 4 May – ABR States of...

Will Kostakis on what makes for good blogging

Will Kostakis is a journalist, blogger and YA author. Initially set up to shamelessly promote his first book Loathing Lola, his personal blog has evolved into so much more, leading to a career as a web producer. He has spent the past 6 years conducting creative...

Jerome and His Women by Joan O’Hagan

A confession: I am not an avid reader of historical fiction, nor of titles suggesting romantic themes. However, after a little Google research on the author and reassurance on the subject matter, I was keen to read and review ​Jerome and His Women.​ Joan O’Hagan was...

Mark O’Flynn on form and process in poetry

Mark O’Flynn has published five collections of poems, most recently The Soup’s Song (Picaro Press, 2015). His work has appeared in many Australian journals as well as overseas. His novels include Grassdogs (2006) and The Forgotten World (Harper Collins,...