Helen Garner Wins US$150,000 Prize for Literature

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Congratulations to Australian author Helen Garner who has won a US $150,000 Windham-Campbell Prize for her outstanding contribution to world literature. The nine award winners were announced in a ceremony at Yale University, USA earlier this week, and covered fiction, nonfiction and drama. In awarding the prize the judges said: “Helen Garner brings acute observations and ...

2016 Stella Prize Longlist Announced

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The Stella Prize, which celebrates the contribution to literature made by Australian women, has announced its 2016 Stella Prize longlist. The prize was awarded for the first time three years ago and has now become a highly anticipated and much-loved literary award. The prize is worth $50,000 and includes both fiction and nonfiction books. This year there ...

I have moved…

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I have recently combined my two sites slyonbooks and slyonwords. If you followed me on one of those sites and have now come to this new one, welcome, and thanks for checking me out. I hope to continue reviewing books and supporting authors between my editing commitments.