Archives for July 2013

Byron Bay Writers’ Festival 2013

Very excited to be going to my first Byron Bay Writers’ Festival where I’ll be doing some work for Inside History magazine blogging session roundups and interviewing authors. It’s a fanstastic lineup and am really looking forward to it!

The Vale Girl by Nelika McDonald

  This impressive debut novel from Melbourne writer Nelika McDonald had me hooked from the beginning. Told through realistically drawn characters, this part thriller, part coming-of-age story revolves around 15-year-old Sarah Vale, the daughter of the town prostitute, who lives in Banville, a ‘quaint gold-rush town’ that ‘begins and ends at no discernible point in […]

East of India exhibition at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney

I was lucky to have a tour through this amazing exhibition at the Australian National Maritime Museum with one of the curators, Dr Nigel Erskine. My write-up is on the Inside History blog and a shorter version appears in Issue 18.      

All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld

My review of Evie Wyld’s All the Birds, Singing (Random House Australia) is published today over at the Newtown Review of Books.

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