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Personal Logistics is East Kimberley-based poet Chris Palazzolo’s first poetry collection with Fremantle Press. Palazzolo studied literature, philosophy and communications at Murdoch University, so it should come as no surprise …

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In the introduction to his debut collection which gathers poems written between 2016 and 2023, Tim Kinsella writes that he was ‘surrounded by poetry from a very young age.’ Indeed: …

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The voices of Ekhō the unfortunate Oread from Greek Mythology and Alexa the unfortunate AI voice service platform from Amazon variously resonate (and at points converge, coalesce and converse) in …

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Winner of the 2023 Fogarty Literary Award, The Skeleton House by Katherine Allum is an impressive debut truly worthy of its award-winning status. Inspired by real regional towns in the …

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Startling, raw, and beautifully written, How to Avoid a Happy Life is the net result of Julia’s reconciliation with her life – fulfilling a last request from her mother – …

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“I was alive in the face of my anger at the dozens of tribes lost forever, our language and song,” declares Duringah, the protagonist of Julie Janson’s latest novel, Compassion. …

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