Literary news and events in Canberra.
Susan Chenery In his book Conclave, Robert Harris takes the reader into the Sistine Chapel as 118 old men in robes vote for a new pope.
Meg McKinlay is a children's writer and poet who lives in Fremantle, Western Australia. Her novel A Single Stone (Walker Books), about a 14-year-old girl who lives in a mountain village where small children work in the mines, won the 2016 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction.
Susan Wyndham What do you get when you throw a novelist into a group of biologists?
Susan Wyndham In a time of tightened funding for the arts, the Copyright Agency has doubled the value of its Author Fellowship for a mid-to-late-career writer to $80,000. The "gobsmacked" recipient is Melissa Lucashenko.
Linda Morris The writer's latest novel playfully examines the role of truth and fabrication in fiction, while continuing his fascination with genre.
Ron Cerabona Literary news and events in Canberra.
Ross Coulthart is a reporter with the Nine Network's 60 Minutes, and winner of a Logie and the Gold Walkley award. His books include the biography Charles Bean and a revised edition of The Lost Diggers (HarperCollins), about the discovery in France of a trove of photographic plates of World War I Australian soldiers.
Linda Morris Think forensic science in a cosy setting, says the creator of this very cold case crime series.
Georgina Mitchell Indigenous leader Noel Pearson has lambasted the ABC as "miserable" and "racist" during a speech in Sydney on Monday.
The Mawarra Public School student recently won a gold medal in long jump and a silver medal for ...