Melbourne-based artist and illustrator Evie Barrow brings a moving story to life in I Saw Pete and Pete Saw Me, the new picture book written by Maggie Hutchings. We asked Evie more about her work.
It’s deep into 2020 and we all need a little distraction. Thankfully, Melbourne Writers Festival has put together a fascinating digital program that is sure to give us all plenty to think about.
Introducing the legendary Catherine Schulz: manager at Fullers Bookshop in Hobart and our bookseller in spotlight for July.
Anna Downes’s exhilarating debut The Safe Place is one of this year’s most hotly anticipated novels. Read on for a behind-the-scenes look at how this suspenseful and atmospheric thriller came together.
Rachael Mead shares how she crafted her debut novel to dig beneath the grit and gore and reveal the humanity of paramedics and their patients.
Sean Guy, author and manager of The Bookshop Darwin, shares his insights from the Top End as our bookseller in spotlight this month.
We’re delighted to introduce Tash Besliev in the newly appointed role of Kids Publisher. Let’s find out what makes this new Affirm Presser tick.
Author Maura Finn and illustrator Cate James both came from overseas to make Australia their home – and now they’ve joined forces to create a uniquely Australian picture book, By the Billabong. We wanted to know more about how it came to be.
Japanese-British-Australian author Katherine Tamiko Arguile shares her own memories to reflect on the important role of food in Japanese culture, and in her exquisite debut novel The Things She Owned.
Multi-disciplinary artist Nash reflects on the impact of coronavirus on Australia’s temporary migrant workers in this column and original artwork.