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Literary thylacine: the “real” Australian classics

Literary thylacine: the “real” Australian classics

At venerable Overland (just two years from its 60th birthday) in her Red Herring blog, the writer, editor and PhD student, Jane Gleeson-White has posted a thoughtful piece about that other thylacine, the “Australian classic.” She talks about being on a panel at this years’s MWF to discuss the topic (along with Text publisher Michael […]

Literature Director: I look forward more to overseas books

Literature Director: I look forward more to overseas books

Yes, ok, the headline is trolling. Alternatively, it might have been: The Return of the Cringe It might make trouble no matter how it’s contextualised. But it’s what he said — check it out on their video page next week; it should be posted by then. Yes, we have no classics The who is the […]

GAY S-X WINS BOOKER: the Wheeler Centre-Alan Hollinghurst interview

GAY S-X WINS BOOKER: the Wheeler Centre-Alan Hollinghurst interview

Last Friday evening, at the storied old Athenaeum theatre the Wheeler Centre hosted an interview with one of the glitteringest stars of Britlit, over here for various writers festivals and to promote his latest book, The Stranger’s Child. Michael Williams, director of the Wheeler (see left) and interlocutor for the evening: Before he is even […]