June 2019

Friday 24 May – Saturday 15 June: Vivid Sydney: Light, Music and Ideas Festival. Three weeks of game changing ideas and seminars, amazing music and light sculptures that transform Sydney. More than just a light festival, Vivid has an exciting lineup of Ideas...

The modern playwrights who inspire Hilary Bell

You’ve studied at NIDA, AFTRS and the Juilliard Playwrights’ Studio. How has this formal education benefitted you? My fellow students were a vital component: I learnt as much from them as from my excellent teachers, which included Marsha Norman and Christopher Durang...

Kirsten Krauth

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 Kirsten Krauth, author of just_a_girl and the upcoming Almost a Mirror (Transit Lounge, 2020),...

The Time is Now, Monica Sparrow by Matt Howard

The Time is Now, Monica Sparrow is a bittersweet consideration of grief, forgiveness and renewal. At its core is a quiet celebration of the transformative power of relationships. Matt Howard also cleverly entwines the minimalist lifestyle trend into the novel as a...