Fiona McFarlane

Perth all set to celebrate the Short Story form this October

September 1, 2016

The short story, is perhaps one of the most underappreciated of the literary forms. Certainly it’s a format with its readers and, naturally, writers, but it’s never quite had the audience or the celebrity it’s longer form cousins – the novel – have. But all that could be able to change, with the launch of […]

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The 2016 Shortlist for the Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction unveiled

August 25, 2016

Earlier this week, the shortlist for this year’s Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction was announced. The Readings Prize, created by the award winning independent book retailer, unsurprisingly (given it’s title) celebrates new works for Australian authors, with the judges considering the first or second books by an author, and shining a light on those […]

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