Words, Images, Voices: Literature for Children and Young Adults – Speaking of Justice

A group of Australian authors and social change agents gathered at Sydney’s Santa Sabina College last week to speak about their writing, social justice, eco justice and human rights issues at the second Words, Images, Voices literary event. The conference was convened by the Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education, an organisation which […]

The Window Seat by Archie Weller

UQP, $24.95 pb, ISBN 9780702237157 These 19 stories by award-winning, Indigenous, West Australian author Archie Weller are published here together for the first time. Retrospective in scope, the collection ranges from his very early work (including the first stories he ever wrote), to more recent and commissioned works. These are stories about finding identity within […]

Restoring the balance

Restoring the Balance Review by Paula Grunseit The Coretta Scott King Awards, 1970-2004. 3rd ed Ed. by Henrietta M Smith. Chicago: American Library Association, 2004.176p US$35.00 soft ISBN 0838935400 This comprehensive and important book pays tribute to 35 years of Coretta Scott King Awards given to outstanding African-American writers and illustrators in the field of […]

Footpath Library and the Luncheon Club

The Benjamin Andrew Footpath Library is an organisation aiming to empower homeless and disavantaged people through books. The organisation builds libraries in hostels and refuges (for men, women and young people) and operates a weekly footpath library. This article recently published in MiNDFOOD magazine tells you more about the founder, Sarah Garnett and how she […]

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