Becky Manawatu


Book Review: Untangle the ties that bind in a new edition of a powerful New Zealand debut Aue

Though Becky Manawatu’s debut novel¬†Aue was originally released in 2019, readers may not have been surprised to see it on the new release shelves this past March. After its original publication by small NZ based publishers Makaro Press, the book went on to win the Jan Medlicott Acorn Prize for Fiction, the MITOQ Best First…

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Melbourne Writers Festival

8 sessions not to miss at this year’s virtual Melbourne Writers Festival

Life finds a way. Or, in this case, literary festivals find a way. As with many sectors COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the publishing and literary communities in Australia. Plans have been disrupted with author tours, book events, award galas and now literary festivals having to be cancelled or venture online. Melbourne Writers…

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