My Name Is Revenge by Ashley Kalagian Blunt

In her debut novella, My Name is Revenge, Ashley Kalagian Blunt opened a gourmet challenge to me. Like many of the ‘tasting plates’ in fashionable restaurants, this story presented great food for the gourmand reader, and left me hungry for more. The meal also included...

November 2018

Friday 2 November: The KYD New Critic Award. Entries are now open for the 2019 KYD New Critic Award! Now in its third year, this award will assist the vocational development of an early-career critic. Entries close 2 November. Sunday 4 November: A Life in Poetry:...

Comedy = tragedy + time with Luke Ryan

You edit the Best Australian Comedy Writing series. Is there anything you wish you could read more of in Australian humour writing?  Well, I think I’d just like to read more Australian humour writing. Unfortunately, the avenues for humour publication are pretty few...

First Friday Club with Bronwyn Mehan

First Friday Club is our monthly, members-only interview with a guest speaker from the writing industry. Our October meeting featured Bronwyn Mehan, founder of the Australian short fiction press Spineless Wonders. Program Officer Dan Hogan chatted with Bronwyn about...