The Luminaries Eleanor Catton Little, Brown 9780316074315 Winner of the 2013 Man Booker Prize I’ve woken up around 4am the past couple of nights thinking about this book. My thoughts on it aren't final but this is a space where conversations happen, and I need to talk. The Luminaries is an engaging page-turner, a mystery … Continue reading The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
Madness, and much excitement. In October I am off to the National Young Writers Festival and the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, back to back - seven panels. And the past month has been one of changes and revelations - but more on those in time. Now, I would like to tell you what I … Continue reading Hello busy lady, what have you been up to? Festivals!
See, William? Those difficult, long-winded questions in the HSC English exam might actually nourish talent or passion in a writer, and s/he could go on to won one of literature's most prestigious prizes! For those of you who have been hiding under a rock or doona today (it's always a good idea every now and … Continue reading Man Booker Prize Winner Aravind Adiga Survived the HSC