When the indigenous actress and director, Leah Purcell, took out her mother's tattered copy of Henry Lawson's short stories, she had no idea that the script she would bang out in seven days would be named Book of the Year in the NSW Premier's Literary Awards Monday night.
Broede Carmody Australian comedians are taking the marriage equality fight directly into people's headphones.
Linda Morris "He only whispers I love you as he slips his hands down the waistband of your pants," Rupi Kaur writes.
Karl Quinn The veteran ABC broadcaster Mark Colvin has signed off for good. His was a massive intellect and a rare talent.
Linda Morris Overseas crime thrillers have dominated an annual list of Australia's most borrowed library books.
Linda Morris Henry Marsh has prised tumours from brains for more than 40 years as a leading neurosurgeon and still has no idea how that mass gives rise to consciousness, thought and feeling.
Linda Morris To mark 25 years of the classic Australian coming-of-age novel, the Sydney Writers' Festival will bring author Melina Marchetta together with the stars of Looking for Alibrandi.
Melanie Kembrey Chris Kraus' first novel hit a niche audience when it was first published, but it has exploded in recent years, culminating in the release of a new Amazon miniseries.
Linda Morris Testing may damage children's love of reading, authors Lauren Child and Kate DiCamillo say.
Andrew Purcell Pulitzer prize-winning writer Colson Whitehead says he was scrupulous about the historical detail in his new novel.
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IVY Bank grazier, golf club president and “Hushpuppies” tragic Allan Green tested the airbags in his BMW the ...
From New England second grade last season, Pat Keen is on the cusp of playing for NSW Country.
Best-selling Australian rural fiction author Karly Lane is coming to the New England.
The Northern Tablelands Aboriginal Reference Advisory Group, better known as the ARAG, is celebrating a decade of success.