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“Okay, sh**’s happened, my number’s up – now what are we going to do?” Writer, healthcare worker and ethicist Dr Sarah Winch talks to us about how we can plan in the face of the inevitable for the best death possible.
Paige Townsend is not your ordinary 24 year old writer. We spend an afternoon with her to chat to her about her published work and her inspiration.
The Australian literary scene is an exciting place to be at the moment, with plenty of new authors on the rise. Weâ€™ve just seen the release of some amazing new works of fiction from young Australians, and hereâ€™s a list of people to watch over the next few years.
The Queensland Literary Awards are back, and this year so is their funding! After several long years in the wilderness, the stateâ€™s major literature prize is finally seeing some cold, hard cash from the people in powerâ€”and if youâ€™re a writer with a published or unpublished manuscript, that is a welcome sight indeed.
Ian McEwan plunges us into the world of family law in his latest offering The Children Act, in which a High Court judge must put her moral compass to the test as sheÂ presides over a life or death case involving Adam, a disarmingly wise teenager in the full grip of his faith.
Walking into the Brisbane Convention Center, breathing in the smell of literature and gazing upon hundreds of thousands of books is not an outing that everyone will appreciate. However, if you’re a lover fiction, non-fiction, science fiction and every …