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Open House with HarperCollins and Harlequin
This opportunity is open to Writing NSW members only. Bookings open Monday 3 September. How does a publishing house work? Ever wondered how a publisher decides whether or not to commission a work? Interested in getting feedback on your submission? On Friday 16 November, meet publishers from HarperCollins and Harlequin as they talk about the […]
Book Review / Blakwork by Alison Whittaker
By Kyra Thomsen
“Always, a mirror is held up for the reader to re-examine themselves in the reflection of the work and the struggles of Indigenous peoples.”
Kyra Thompson reviews Blakwork by Alison Whittaker, a poetry collection which provokes thought on contemporary and historical Indigenous consciousness in our society.
Book Review / The Book of Ordinary People by Claire Varley
By Amanda McLeod
“Varley has experience working in migrant and refugee communities, and in violence prevention initiatives, which lends her fiction an authentic voice and genuine gravitas.”
Amanda Mcleod reviews The Book of Ordinary People, a snapshot of present-day multiculteral Australia.
Each month we shine our spotlight on a member of the Writing NSW community to learn more about their writing journey, achievements and inspirations.