Surrogacy, the theme of Let Her Go, Dawn Barker’s new novel, is highly topical in Australia. Surrogacy has been much in the news in Australia over the last month. A story broke with the shocking revelation that disabled baby boy had been left in Thailand with his surrogate mother. The commissioning couple, who had entered into a commercial arrangement with the Thai […]
This is a review of Helen Garner’s Joe Cinque’s Consolation written for the Australian Women Writers Challenge 2014 Helen Garner has done it again!
‘Killing Daniel’ is a powerful story about real events. It is just one story in a collection of gritty writing in True Stories, by Helen Garner. The subject matter of ‘Killing Daniel’ should concern all of us. This special story should be compulsory reading for everyone who cares about the safety of children.