Anita Heiss

Best Books 2021

The Best Books of The Year: 2021

December 16, 2021

2021. We had high hopes. But it’s been another year of uncertainty and upheaval – albeit perhaps not as bad as last year. It has been another strong year for books and publishing, with some big names returning with new books: Colson Whitehead, Taylor Jenkins Reid and Sally Rooney to name just three.  It’s also […]

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Book Review: Bila Yarrudhanggalangdhuray is an exquisite piece of historical fiction from Anita Heiss

July 1, 2021

When the Murrumbidgee River bursts its banks and sweeps into the fledgling town of Gundgai, it is Wagadhaany’s father, Yarri, and other Wiradjuri men who come to the rescue of the trapped townsfolk. Now an indentured servant to the Bradleys – a family who, years ago, ignored her father’s pleading not to build on the […]

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Musicians and authors team up to help launch series of groundbreaking new books this Indigenous Literacy Day

September 4, 2018

Tomorrow, September 5th, marks the 12th annual Indigenous Literacy Day, “a celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy” hosted by the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF), with events kicking off in Sydney, Melbourne and nationwide. This year, the ILF are launching a range of moving new books with big events in the major cities, alongside […]

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8 events not to miss at the Brisbane Writers Festival 2018

August 31, 2018

Next week, The Brisbane Writers Festival will be welcomed by the city, taking over the State Library of Queensland precinct from September 6-9th. As always there is a smorgasbord of literary treats to choose from. But fear not! We are here to help you avoid that age old problem of the festival goer with too many […]

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