Writers On Writing / Inga Simpson recommends her favourite nature reads
‘My ‘starter pack’ for those aspiring to write about the natural world would include…’
Award-winning writer and author Inga Simpson has made a list of her favourite pieces of writing about the natural world, ahead of her online course, Nature Writing, starting 2 September.
Feature Articles / Kirsten Krauth on the fierce fiction of Andrew McGahan
By Kirsten Krauth
‘Like Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting, Praise was like a self-help manual for the times. McGahan’s voice became one you could trust. He seemed to have been- there done-that. All laced with a sharp tang of humour.’ Writer, editor and journalist Kirsten Krauth reflects on the writing of celebrated Australian author Andrew McGahan.
Feature Articles / Tara June Winch on reclaiming language and writing fiction
My writing career was born on the back of identity crisis — not only as a fair-skinned Aboriginal woman, but as an English- speaking Australian in the world, as a citizen of a privileged, colonised country. I am a product of our black and white history and that unsettled me. In 2004 and 2005, I […]
Feature Articles / Andy Griffiths on Natalie Goldberg
Andy Griffiths is one of Australia’s most successful writers for the anarchic books he writes with illustrator Terry Denton – for kids big and little. We asked him about the writer who has made the most impact on his life’s work and he chose Natalie Goldberg. Find out why …