Celebrating the best Tasmanian stories and writers – Tasmanian Arts Guide

I’ve read some of these books, but not as many as I’d like.

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The Premier’s Literary Prizes, the Tasmanian State Government’s literary awards, celebrate the richness of the Tasmanian literary sector and acknowledge the particular influence that Tasmania has on written work. The hardworking judges have been busy reading more than 100 books, manuscripts and writing samples for the 2017 prizes. They have determined the longlists for the 2017 Tasmania Book…

Source: Celebrating the best Tasmanian stories and writers – Tasmanian Arts Guide

The Quiet Brilliance of Eleanor Dark | Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog

I fell in love with Eleanor Dark’s work a very long time ago.  Quiet brilliance indeed!

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Above my desk I keep a black and white photograph of a woman sitting outside on a bench in a checked house dress, casually leaning next to an enormous pile of papers. The woman is Eleanor Dark, and…

Source: The Quiet Brilliance of Eleanor Dark | Australian Women Writers Challenge Blog