It's all about the writer when it comes to Australia's most significant literary prize, the Miles Franklin.
Ron Cerabona Literary news and events in Canberra.
Linda Morris "He is one of the people that made the Holocaust possible", says author Rachel Seiffert of her grandfather.
Jason Steger Jane Harper continued her run of success with her debut novel, The Dry, at the Australian Crime Writers Association awards night.
Jason Steger Robert Drewe's novels have always been pretty serious so his latest represents something of a change for him.
Karen Hardy While it's been 20 years since we were first introduced to Harry Potter, the boy wizard still seems able to work his magic.
Broede Carmody Australians Google the weather more than they Google sex.
Jason Steger In his new history, Sean McMeekin warns of the rise of Marxist-style socialism in the West.
Jason Steger Miles Franklin winner Sofie Laguna has come along way since her first book, My Yellow Blanky, was published. But that remains a very significant event in her writing career.
Jason Steger Kim Scott will open the Melbourne Writers Festival with an address about our national identity.