Michelle Bridges 12WBT Low-carb Solution feature

Michelle Bridges: 12WBT Low-carb Solution

I’ve spent the best part of three decades working to help people understand how the food they eat and the exercise they do affects their physical and mental wellbeing – inspiring them to become the best version of ...
Affirm Press Melissa Ashley The Bee and the Orange Tree feature

Melissa Ashley: The Bee and the Orange Tree

It’s 1699, and the salons of Paris are bursting with the creative energy of fierce, independent-minded women. But outside those doors, the patriarchal forces of Louis XIV and the Catholic Church are moving to curb their ...
Affirm Press Pip Williams The Dictionary of Lost Words feature

Pip Williams: The Dictionary of Lost Words

In 1901, the word bondmaid was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it. Motherless and irrepressibly curious, Esme spends her childhood in the Scriptorium –...
Leah Swann Sheerwater feature

Leah Swann: Sheerwater

From a stunning new literary talent, you won’t be able to put down this novel about a mother’s love for her children – it will break your heart. Ava and her two young sons, Max and Teddy, are driving to...
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Laura Jean McKay: The Animals in That Country

Bold, exhilarating, and wholly original, Laura Jean McKay’s The Animals in That Country asks what would happen, for better or worse, if we finally understood what animals were saying. Out on the road, no one speaks...
AAR Stella Prize 2020 Shortlist

Your guide to the 2020 Stella Prize

Now in its eighth year, the influential and a much-loved feature of the Australian literary calendar, the Stella Prize has announced the six extraordinary books by Australian women on the 2020 shortlist. Here are exempla...
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Annabelle Collett: Creator and Catalyst

Annabelle Collett (1955-2019) was a South Australian designer and artist whose work embraced art, design and craft. Her fashion designs and particularly her dramatic knitwear produced under the Ya Ya Oblique Clothing lab...
Catherine McKinnon Adelaide Festival 60 Years feature

Adelaide Festival 60 Years: 1960 – 2020

The Adelaide Festival is as much shaped by people and place as it in turn shapes people and place; its identity is a weird and wild shifting thing. It is not owned by one individual, but belongs to everyone. Adelaide Fes...