What We're Reading / What We’re Listening To: May
While we’re all safe and snug at home, the digital world abounds with creative content we’re all anxious to get on top of. Looking for the cream of the crop? Writing NSW staff share our best picks in podcasts, music and radio shows this month.
What We're Reading / September 2019
What book’s got you feeling all the feelings this month? Our September reads include Skylarking by Kate Mildenhall, Alan Duff’s Once Were Warriors, The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James, Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, What I Loved by Siri Husvedt and Norman Erikson Pasaribu’s Sergius Seeks Bacchus.
What We're Reading / March 2017
Jane McCredie, Executive Director Helen Garner’s latest book, Everywhere I Look, is a collection of her essays, diary entries and other short writing. From the agony of moving house to the indignities of ageing, Garner turns her observant eye to the details of ordinary lives, including her own. In these wide ranging pieces, she offers […]
What We're Reading / February 2017
Jane McCredie, Executive Director Over the summer break, I read Adele Dumont’s No Man is an Island, a memoir of her time teaching English in the immigration detention camps on Christmas Island and at Curtin, near Derby in WA. Adele did a mentorship at the NSW Writers’ Centre while she was working on the book […]
What We're Reading / August 2016
We’ve been reading a little bit of everything lately, and travelling the world through books, from Armenia to America and revolutionary Russia. Here’s what the staff at the Centre have been reading and plan to read this August. Cassie Watson, Administration Officer After spending most of last month reading Primo Levi’s If This Is a […]