Join Franne Buost as she introduces her latest novel, Muldrie'sCurse: Natalie King, Forensic Psychiatrist, for an exciting Auther Encounter at the Warun Ponds Library.
Franne Buost is the Chair of Women's Mental Health at the University of Melbourne and has over 25 years clinical and research experience in perinatal psychiatry. Muldrie's Curse is an edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller that is sure to keep you guessing.
The Department of English at the University of Sydney is pleased to be hosting the David Harold Tribe Fiction Award for short works of literature, which is now open for submissions. The Award is designed to encourage fiction writing, and promote interest in Australian fiction generally, and is open to writers nationwide. Prize money of $12,000 will be awarded to a fictional piece, making it one of the most generous short story prizes in Australia.
More than 150 entries were received for the 2018 Stella Prize, and are currently being read and debated by our esteemed and committed judges. The $50,000 prize will be presented for the best work of literature, fiction or non-fiction, published in 2014 by an Australian woman. We look forward to announcing the 2015 Stella Prize longlist in February, the shortlist in March, and the winner in April 2019.
Q: What’s as Australian as Vegemite and as American as apple pie? A: The new issue of McSweeney’s, the US literary journal so hip it should be wearing black-framed glasses and riding a bicycle. McSweeney’s 41 features four stories from Australian indigenous writers. Contributors Tony Birch, Melissa Lucashenko and Ellen van Neerven-Currie will join McSweeney’s managing editor Jordan Bass and curator Chris Flynn to celebrate the launch.