In conversation: Rachel Franks on An Uncommon Hangman
Executioners were once a critical component of the justice system in New South Wales. In an era when judges handed down death sentences as easily as they...
Practices of Contemporary Readers: Aesthetics, Morality, Self-Care
How can we understand the practices of everyday readers in the twenty-first century? In this paper, I present a dynamic theoretical model of contemporary...
Australian Literature in the Shadow of the Colonial Patriarchy
Australian Literature in the Shadow of the Colonial Patriarchy Monday 24 October & Tuesday 25 October Sessions held at the RSSS Auditorium, ANU and...
“You’re too smart to be a publicist”: Perceptions, expectations and the labour of book publicity
The representation of publicists in popular culture appears to have a direct relationship with the ways in which publishing sector publicity staff are...
Louis Klee "Australian Poets in the Countries of Others"
When Australians travel overseas, they cross—in the words of an economist—‘into statistical anonymity’. The figures are speculative, but for more than two...
Andrew Nette Book Launch
Follow the registration link for Zoom details Please join us for the book launch of Pulp Fiction and the Rise of the Australian Paperback, the first book-...
Book Launch of "Lohrey" by Julieanne Lamond
A guide to the world of Amanda Lohrey's fiction, and a meditation on what her writing has to say about contemporary life and how we live it. About...