A beautiful and tender novel of becoming a mother.
Review: Shirley by Ronnie Scott
Ronnie Scott renders pre-pandemic life scintillatingly strange.
Review: Marlo by Jay Carmichael
An evocative portrayal of queer life under oppression.
Review: Bodies Of Light by Jennifer Down
A novel of surviving extraordinary trials.
Review: Found, Wanting by Natasha Sholl
A gripping and exhausting, funny and despairing, and completely compelling account of living with grief.
Review: Good Indian Daughter by Ruhi Lee
Lee’s memoir is a complicated depiction of parents and parenting.
Five new queer films to add to your watchlist
My pick of the recent Melbourne Queer Film Festival.
Review: Poly by Paul Dalgarno
Poly is a riot of a novel, an all out brawl.
Review: Cherry Beach by Laura McPhee-Browne
Cherry Beach is a painful portrait of millennial queer life, and agonising desire.
Review: The Adversary by Ronnie Scott
A story of gay frenemy-ship set in share-house inner Melbourne, uncovering uncomfortable truths about queer life and love.