Youth Writers Gallery 2016

Indigo Erez is a Year 11 student at McKinnon Secondary College and is a budding writer, having penned 2 novels which she hopes will be published. She seeks her inspiration from her own experiences, from the world around her and her grandfather who is a Holocaust survivor and a published author. Indigo is author of As Sparks…

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Writers Gallery 2015

* Keren Heenan has won a number of Australian short story awards and placed 2nd in the Fish Prize 2015. She has been published in Australian journals and anthologies, including: Overland, Island, Wet Ink, AWAW 2010, 2011, 2015, in Aesthetica Creative Writing Annual (UK) 2014 and the Fish Anthology (Ire.) 2015.  Rachel Smith delights in…

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Credits

notJack hearts the following wonder folk: Prize Advisory Panel Paul Kane     Helen Garner     Ailsa Piper     Robyn Davidson     Rod Moss     Christopher Cordner Penny Hueston     Barry Hill     Drusilla Modjeska     Henry Rosenbloom Martin Flanagan     Alex Miller     Maria Tumarkin…

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A Slant Of Light, by Paul Kane

  This beautifully designed pamphlet contains twenty-three poems selected from Paul Kane’s three previous books: The Farther Shore (1990), Drowned Lands (2000) and Work Life (2007). It is subtitled “Australian Poems” and chooses those poems from the books directly relevant to Australia, though it does omit two of an Australian suite from the first book. This immediately arouses, of course, a…

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Tracks, by Robyn Davidson

  ‘I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing something difficult and there’s no going back.’ So begins Robyn Davidson’s perilous journey through some of the harshest spaces of the world. A camel-trek from the heart of Australia, across 17,000 miles of hostile desert, to the sea…

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