A vast, “open-wound theatre” that peers deep into a continent’s soul.
Review: We Come With This Place by Debra Dank
A rich and beautiful history of family and place.
Review: This All Come Back Now (edited by Mykaela Saunders)
A spectacular anthology of First Nations spec fic.
Review: A Few Right Thinking Men by Sulari Gentill
A sprightly if sanitised mystery set during one of Australia’s flirtations with fascism.
Review: Little Plum by Laura McPhee-Browne
A beautiful and tender novel of becoming a mother.
Review: Salt Creek by Lucy Treloar
An intimate, clear-sighted epic of Australian colonialism.
Review: Signs And Wonders by Delia Falconer
Essays that evoke the feeling of living through environmental crisis.
Review: Shirley by Ronnie Scott
Ronnie Scott renders pre-pandemic life scintillatingly strange.
Review: Hold Your Fire by Chloe Wilson
I screamed, I cackled, I winced my way through these delicious short stories.
Review: Cold Coast by Robyn Mundy
Brings the excitement and adventure of living through the polar night to life.