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An interview with Dan Disney and Kit Kelen

Writing to the Wire is an anthology of poetry by Australians, and those who wish to become Australians.

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UWA Publishing Christmas Delivery Dates

Find out our cut off dates for Christmas deliveries.

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Steve Kinnane launches Every Mother's Son is Guilty by Chris Owen

This is expertly written historical analysis that has delivered a significant contribution to Australian and frontier histories as part of the new canon of historians turning their gaze, and the...

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Lucy Dougan launches Extinctions by Josephine Wilson

What is it that we want a novel to do? I think we want it to be about big ideas. I think we want it to ask deeply difficult human...

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Carmel Bird at the University of Technology Sydney, September 2016

I was on a bus driving through bushland when I saw, not wildlife, but an Edwardian funeral hearse slowly emerging, almost sailing, out from a track between the trees, onto...

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Launch Speech: The Unknown Judith Wright

Once an artist is established, it takes a brave researcher to challenge what has become the accepted narrative, or to delve into periods the artist has deliberately avoided discussing. But...

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An Interview with Rashida Murphy

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An Interview with Sylvia Martin

Writing a biography is a big commitment to a single subject. How did you discover Aileen Palmer and when did you know you wanted to write her life?

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Origins of Asylum

 While at the Sydney Writers Festival I did a lot of dining on my own. I quite enjoy it: watching people, listening. We are endlessly fascinating in our small differences....

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What do readers want?

‘Historically speaking,’ said one of the visiting publishers at the Australia Council’s 2016 publishing scheme, ‘Koreans read for educational purposes. Only recently have we started reading for pleasure. This is...

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