Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature
An authoritative survey of Australian Aboriginal writing over two centuries, across a wide range of fiction and non-fiction genres. Including some of the most distinctive writing produced in Australia, it offers rich insights into
Launch of The Solemn Lantern Maker by Merlinda BobisTo be launched by Dr. Susan Hawthorne
Readings Carlton, 29 April, 6:30 pm.
Lecture on Narrative and Politics. University of Melbourne, 28 April, 5:30-6:30 pm, Rand Theatre, Medical Building.
ABOUT ‘THE SOLEMN LANTERN MAKER’
Writers worldwide have translated and recorded the poem June by imprisoned journalist and poet Shi Tao into, at last count, more than 90 languages. The poem is a moving meditation on the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests and massacre, written on June 9, 2004, to coincide with the
Recognising the increasing predominance of electronic media and to emphasise the Award’s focus on literary merit, no matter what the format; the Award is open to any book-length work of literary fiction published either electronically or in print.
All works submitted must be