Topic archives: Long Story Shorts

Guest review: Rachel Edwards on <i>Bearings</i> by Leah Swann

Guest review: Rachel Edwards on Bearings by Leah Swann

September 10, 2011

Affirm Press,¬†9780980790429 (Aus) Reviewed by Rachel Edwards Australia has seen an increase in the publishing, and the recognition of, short stories and their authors over the last few years. Cate Kennedy and Nam Le set the bar high, and Affirm Press are presenting reading audiences with some refined new voices through¬†their innovative publishing of the […]

Melbourne Writers Festival diary 2009 part six: like a mother to a son

Melbourne Writers Festival diary 2009 part six: like a mother to a son

August 28, 2009 5

‘We were all feeling a bit shagged and fagged and fashed, it being a night of no small expenditure.’ – Alex, A Clockwork Orange (film version). I slept in and I’m running late for things but I would never forget about ye, droogs. Wednesday night I hosted cocktails at Match Bar in the city. We […]