Topic archives: literary review

Not a single female author in Australia worthy of ABR’s gender fellowship

March 10, 2017 3

Literary journal ABR advertised for a ‘gender fellowship’. But when the applications came in, none were deemed good enough.

The compliment sandwich, or how Australian literary book reviews really are too nice

December 16, 2016

Academic says Australian Review of Books doesn't do critical reviews -- ABR says it does, with a juicy example.

On the awfulness of Clive James

August 5, 2009 23

Australian Literary Review have published another whopper Clive James poem. His poetry is "self-parodic" and "depressingly bad" , sighs Guy Rundle.

Something a bit like Pseud’s Corner but with a different name

February 6, 2009 3

Crikey reveals the cracking opening to Australian Literary Review editor Stephen Romei's new blog.

Bad s-x rears its head … and so forth, etc

November 27, 2007 3

The time and place for p-rn, according to Auberon Waugh, is never in Serious Literature. As editor of The Literary Review, Waugh established the Bad S-x in Fiction awards in 1993 and the longlist for my favourite literary award is here!