FWF Round-up: November 2016


Women writers win big at the 2016 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards

Recommended Reading

Women writers win big at the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards – there’s lots to celebrate in this year’s PM’s Literary Awards, with loads of women receiving accolades from the office of the top job. Sally Morgan won the children’s fiction category for Sister Heart, Karen Lamb and Sheila Fitzpatrick shared the non-fiction prize, while Lisa Gorton and Charlotte Wood were awarded joint first place for the fiction category. You can read Wood’s powerful acceptance speech here.

ali-cobby-eckermann-headshotThe Place of Terrorism in Australia – in the Sydney Review of Books, Ali Cobby Eckermann asks us to look closely at prejudice against Indigenous Australians.