Authors at the Sydney Writers' Festival make a compelling argument that Australia has lost its moral compass. Plus other fantastic events at the Sydney Writers' Festival.
Last night Luke Buckmaster saw the first two episodes of ABC’s highly anticipated adaptation of Christos Tsiolkas’s The Slap. The show is likely to become a huge critical and popular success, says Buckmaster.
Is form following function? Are we evolving? Or, to the question I want to consider here: is writing evolving? And is there a danger of Australian writers losing their distinctive voice, asks writer and editor Sophie Cunningham?
Literary Minded's Angela Meyer recalls her interviews with writers Nam Le and Christos Tsiolkas in light of their recent awards.
So the shortlist is all dudes. But hey, thankfully the judges didn’t attempt to be politically correct and throw in a chick ‘for the sake of fairness’, says Angela Meyer