The sounds of nature inspire a further Poet’s Corner contribution this week from Dinali Virasinghe.
Young-adult novel Royals has a spooky science-fiction premise – following a group of teens stuck in a mall mysteriously cut off from society, as if by otherworldly forces – but the book’s reflections on growing up are distinctly of our own world.
Brisbane author Mirandi Riwoe’s latest novel is another fascinating story focusing on the complicated colonial history of Indonesia
This week’s Poet’s Corner shares a further contribution from Robert Martland in South Australia.
This guide is designed for participants in the Stories from the South Book Club to enrich their reading ahead of the November event discussing Patricia Grace’s novel, Pōtiki.
Our books columnist delves into an eclectic selection this month: two excellent new literary novels by Charlotte Wood and Lucy Treloar set in isolated rural Australia, the moving life story of ‘The Fonz’, and Kaz Cooke’s companion to menopause.
Themes befitting spring continue in Poet’s Corner with this week’s contribution from Jenny Esots in Adelaide
Adelaide-born artist and writer Jason Pamment has produced a magically engaging and stunningly crafted graphic novel for children on friendship, self-discovery and ‘finding your tribe’ that is a wonder to eyeball.
With the spring equinox to be with us, this week’s Poet’s Corner contribution is from Alana Potgieter in South Australia.
A more than 100-year-old Adelaide poetry prize that launched with a donation of £200 and has been won by writers including Max Harris and Kate Llewellyn is up for grabs again this year.
This guide is designed for participants in the Stories from the South Book Club to enrich their reading ahead of the September event.
Kai Easton captures the unique South African settings from JM Coetzee’s Boyhood.
You’re invited to respond creatively to our chosen books through a series of writing prompts and exercises.
This week’s Poet’s Corner contribution comes from Robbie Lennard in Adelaide.
This month, our columnist explores five books that interrogate changing values and ethics: a biography of writer Frank Moorhouse, a schoolyard psychological thriller, two novels with true crimes at their centre, and a book by a researcher who goes undercover with extremists.
SA arts & culture news in brief: Art Gallery extends its opening hours for the final days of box-office hit Frida & Diego, a new fellowship program aims to nurture local authors, entries open for 2024 Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, and award-winning visual artworks now on show in two exhibitions.
With her signature elegance and compassionate insight into human frailty, Carol Lefevre’s Temperance reaffirms her as one of Australia’s most accomplished writers.
A new season inspires Helena Bryony Parker’s second Poet’s Corner contribution.
The Stories from the South Book Club starts this month with a book offering a piercing insight into the early years of one of the most celebrated writers of our times.
A sincere and sincerely entertaining account of ‘Life, Love and Laughter with Endometriosis’, Adelaide writer and cabaret performer Libby Trainor Parker’s Endo Days is a must-read for anyone living with the chronic medical condition.
Stories from the South Book Club invites book lovers to join a new discussion group meeting monthly in Adelaide, with a reading list that features some of the most significant writers and thinkers from the southern hemisphere and Global South.
This week’s Poet’s Corner contributions come from Glenn McPherson.
South Australian writing talent will be showcased in a new series of literary events for writers and readers of poetry and prose being hosted by Adelaide-based authors Heather Taylor Johnson and Rachael Mead.
This week’s Poet’s Corner contribution is from Robert Martland in South Australia.
This month our book lover recommends two novels that satirise the idea of diversity as the new privilege, a debut memoir in essays both heartbreaking and deeply empathetic, and journalist Chris Masters’ account of his shocking exposé of flawed war hero Ben Roberts-Smith.
Rupert Murdoch’s early years in Adelaide were marked by an unlikely progressive streak stoked by his friendship with crusading editor Rohan Rivett. Neither would last.
The sounds and sights of winter inspire this week’s Poet’s Corner contribution from Alana Potgieter.
Adelaide journalist Walter Marsh’s gripping new account of Rupert Murdoch’s origin story is more than a biography of the mogul – it uncovers media and political dynamics that remain powerful in South Australia.
A new book by photographer Eric Algra captures Adelaide’s live music scene over the past three decades, including the golden years in the ’70s and ’80s when names such as Gumbo Ya! Ya!, The Bodgies and Exploding White Mice loomed large.