Jolley Prize 2019 (Winner): ‘The Point-Blank Murder’ by Sonja Dechian

Sonja Dechian is the winner of the 2019 ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize. She receives $5,000 for her story ‘The Point-Blank Murder’. Dechian was announced as the winner of the Jolley Prize by award-winning author Maxine Beneba Clarke at a special ceremony at Readings Hawthorn on 11 September that featured readings from all three … Continue reading Jolley Prize 2019 (Winner): ‘The Point-Blank Murder’ by Sonja Dechian

Announcement! Upcoming Buddy Read: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

I'm super thrilled to announce that Tracey Allen from Carpe Librum and I are teaming up for a buddy read! 👏 We'll be reading Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier in the first week of August to coincide with the original publication date back in August 1938. A modern classic and an international bestseller that has … Continue reading Announcement! Upcoming Buddy Read: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

New non-fiction, ‘Buddhism for Meat Eaters’, coming July 2019 — Josephine Moon

I can't wait for this book by Josephine Moon. It's almost as though she's written it just for me! Needless to say, look out for my review in July! And now for something completely different… Coming in July from Simon & Schuster Australia is my second non-fiction title and they have done a beautiful job … Continue reading New non-fiction, ‘Buddhism for Meat Eaters’, coming July 2019 — Josephine Moon