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ABR is one of Australia's leading arts magazines of reviews, essays, commentary, and creative writing. Home to the Jolley, Porter, and Calibre writing prizes.
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Angela Elizabeth Sep 20
Loving this review of one of my favourite Aussie books this year - so glad published it. Sadly, I didn't have the length for everything I wanted to say in but Falkiner nails it. 👏
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Australian Book Review Sep 19
Spartacus: ★★★ | ‘This “Spartacus” is a work in progress.’ Lee Christofis on ‘Spartacus’ by for .
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Australian Book Review Sep 19
Evita: ★★★ | ‘Australian pop icon Tina Arena unquestionably delivers.’ Peter Tregear reviews ‘Evita’ by for .
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Australian Book Review Sep 17
Accidental Death of an Anarchist: ★★½ | ‘McMahon works very hard, as does the rest of the cast, but never dominates the proceedings as she should,’ writes Ian Dickson on ’s ‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’.
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📓 UWA Publishing Sep 16
Satan Repentant by is 's Book of the Week!
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Australian Book Review Sep 16
Book of the Week: David Dick reviews 'Satan Repentant' by | Satan must pass a test: live on Earth as a human and without succumbing to evil. In this epic poem, Aiken explores with lyrical acumen the subtleties of power, morality, and free will.
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Laura Hartnell Sep 15
's The Harp in the South is worth it. Riotously funny and deeply human. Three weeks left - go if you haven't already. Here is my review for
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Westerly Magazine Sep 11
The welcomes entries in to the fifteenth Peter Porter Poetry Prize, one of Australia’s most lucrative and respected awards for poetry. The Porter Prize is worth a total of AU$8,500. Open until December 3rd, submit your entry here:
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Anna MacDonald Sep 9
I reviewed Laura Elizabeth Woollett's novel, Beautiful Revolutionary (), for and it's currently their Book of the Week.
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Scribe Publications Sep 9
‘Woollett’s novel is brimming with historical detail and her depiction of Jonestown is impressive.’ on Laura Elizabeth Woollett’s compelling cult novel .
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Australian Book Review Sep 9
Dark Emu: ★★★★ | ‘Dark Emu is a flowing and generous work … it unites a dazzling array of elements into a cohesive work of dramatic beauty.’ Maryrose Casey reviews ‘Dark Emu’ by for .
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Australian Academy of the Humanities Sep 9
Applications open: Calibre Prize. Essays between 2,000 and 5,000 words on any subject and all kinds: personal or , or speculative, traditional or . Close 14 Jan.
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Australian Book Review Sep 9
Book of the Week: 'Beautiful Revolutionary' () by Laura Elizabeth Woollett, an imagined retelling of the Jonestown massacre. 'It raises important questions about the desire for faith, especially in a time of crisis,' writes
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UQP Sep 6
'...an entertaining, if discomforting, guide to a bygone era' reviews WE'LL SHOW THE WORLD by
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Australian Book Review Sep 6
McQueen: ★★★★ | ‘McQueen says of his creative inspiration that he would “pull these horrors out of my soul and put them on the catwalk”. reviews ‘McQueen’ by , a new documentary on the British fashion designer.
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National Centre for Writing Sep 5
The Peter Porter Poetry Prize is now open for entries! Open to poets from anywhere in the world of any age, with a grand prize of AU$5,000 (c. GBP £2,800) plus an etching and aquatint by Australian artist Arthur Boyd
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Australian Book Review Sep 5
Dry River Run: ★★★½ | '"Dry River Run" is a fascinating and timely addition to the canon of contemporary Australian opera.’ Michael Halliwell reviews ‘Dry River Run’ by for .
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Jay Mueller Sep 4
The brilliant makes her debut. She's in good company.
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Andrew Leigh Sep 4
This month’s ⁦⁩ carries a thoughtful review of my new book, “Randomistas”, penned by Michael Sexton ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Australian Book Review Sep 3
Entry is now open for the 2019 Calibre Essay Prize (worth $7,500). This year the prize is judged by J.M. Coetzee, Anna Funder and Peter Rose. We welcome non-fiction essays of all kinds between 2,000 to 5,000 words. Entries close 14 January 2019.
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