Hayley Lawrence

Each month we shine our spotlight on a member of the Writing NSW community to learn more about their writing journey, achievements, and inspirations. This month we spoke with Hayley Lawrence, author of Inside the Tiger, a YA novel about love, forgiveness, and the...

The Traitor and the Thief by Gareth Ward

Fourteen-year-old orphan Sin lives a hard life in a street gang, fighting and stealing to get by. A brazen theft sees him recruited by a secret institution known as COG, to train for covert missions designed to avert world wars. In the COG academy, he is immediately...

Blakwork by Alison Whittaker

Blakwork, by Gomeroi poet Alison Whittaker, is a compelling collection exploring Indigenous culture and the connections found (and lost) in our everyday lives. A Google search will tell you that “blackwork” is a kind of embroidery used on shirts and smocks in the time...

Deep-Dive Interviewing with Belinda Lopez

Award-winning storyteller Belinda Lopez has spent her career asking a lot of questions. Her longform interviews have found their way into the many essays, podcasts, audio documentaries, and multimedia projects that she has produced for ABC Radio National, the Sydney...