February 2017

There are some exciting courses and book launches happening this month from bestselling authors, as well as poetry readings and festivals for all you poets out there to indulge in. Here’s everything you need to know about events taking place around our city and...

The Better Son by Katherine Johnson

In the summer of 1952, Kip and his brother, Tommy, find the entrance to a cave hidden in the hills above the family farm in the central north of Tasmania. The boys take every opportunity to explore their secret place, pushing further and deeper into it, never telling...

Alex Chalwell

Our first Spotlight On feature for 2017 is Alex Chalwell, winner of the 2016 NSW Writers’ Centre Varuna Fellowship in the Under 30 category. His magic realist novel, Sky, gained Alex a one-week writing residency at the Varuna Writers’ House this year. A...