November never seems like a normal, peaceful month. Unlike, say June or August, November allows too many events to crowd themselves into its few weeks.Continue reading
Too Much Lip, Melissa Lucashenko’s sixth novel, won the 2019 Miles Franklin Award, Australia’s most prestigious literary award. It was also short-listed for the Stella Award and several others prestigious awards.Continue reading
To write long fiction (a novel) is one of my dreams. Some people probably think that a person with a PhD (Writing) would be able to write anything.
New Norcia, Australia’s only monastic town, frequently attracts my attention. With its old Spanish-style buildings, beautiful gardens and hospitality, the town has much to offer tourists, day-trippers and those who want to stay longer. It is 132 kilometres north of Perth in Western Australia.