Jane Harper's initial hopes for The Dry, a page-turning murder-mystery set in drought-stricken rural Australia, were modest enough. Firstly, it was to finish the manuscript she had started, then it was to get published and onto book shelves.
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Desmond Manderson Here in the 'new island' of Australia, what is striking is the lack of vision.
Julie Power Tozer's novels cover first jobs, new loves, big decisions, the agony of indecision and uncertainty, peer pressure - and lots of kissing.
Linda Morris "The thing about sisters," says the young adult fiction writer Jaclyn Moriarty, "is we understand the importance of praise.''
Linda Morris Playwright and author Catherine McKinnon's second novel is set on the banks of Lake Illawarra and spans four centuries.
Michael Idato The film is based on an as-yet-unpublished book, From the Corner of the Oval.
Broede Carmody The man behind award-winning comedy series Veep will soon turn his attention to the Australian political landscape when he opens the Sydney Writers' Festival three weeks ahead of official programming.
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“I got him out of the truck and I didn’t realise I knew him until then."
A man has been charged with over 200 animal welfare offences.
Old Boys became the first side for over a decade at least to win four straight first grade ...
Kris Lees has called on his Irish apprentice Louise Day for two important rides at Tamworth on Tuesday.
It was a fitting third birthday for Max Simpson on Saturday, but this one was a little different.
Tamworth has its say on the 2017 Country Music Festival.
A magistrate says he can't hear the bid for bail by a man charged in connection to a ...