Nadine Champion – 10 Seconds of Courage (Literature Review)

Nadine Champion’s "10 Seconds of Courage" is a story to remember.

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Joshua Hammer – The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu (Literature Review)

Fulfilling his father’s wish that he become the family scribe and preserver of all things literary within their family, young Abdel Kader Haidara takes up his father’s place as a literary conservationist. His job involves working with a dedicated team to preserve Malian culture and history for future generations. Reluctant though he may have been … Continue reading Joshua Hammer – The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu (Literature Review)

Charlotte Abrahams – Hygge: A Celebration of Simple Pleasures (Literature Review)

If you’ve watched any home improvement or design show recently, you’re probably familiar with the Danish term, “Hygge”. A word commonly associated with well-being, Hygge basically means to embrace the things in life with which you are comfortable, surrounding yourself with things that lift you up. While there is no strict “how-to” for Hygge like … Continue reading Charlotte Abrahams – Hygge: A Celebration of Simple Pleasures (Literature Review)

Going Along for the Ride: An Interview with Australian Country Artist Grayson

Nashville-based Australian country music singer/songwriter Grayson (otherwise known as Michael Edser) has called the music business home since 2006. With four studio albums, international success and a potential career in TV and film-making, it would seem his diversity knows no bounds. In this interview, we talk about his latest single, Margarita, plans for a new album, and the changing landscape of Australian country music.

Charlotte Wood – The Writer’s Room: Conversations About Writing (Literature Review)

Have you ever read a book so good that you wish you could sit down with the author and chat about it, like an old friend you invite over for morning tea once a month? Well, in The Writer’s Room, Stella Prize winning author Charlotte Wood has done just that. A collection of some of her most notable interviews from the online journal of the same name, The Writer’s Room provides insights into the creative processes behind some of Australia and New Zealand’s best loved literary works.