August 2019, issue no. 413
Welcome to the August issue of ABR!
Bruce Pascoe on Stan Grant
On Identity and Australia Day
Omid Tofighian on the ABR Behrouz Boochani Fellowship
A commentary on the politics of naming
'Nah Doongh's Song'
Grace Karskens' Calibre Prize-winning essay
The ABR Indigenous Fellowship - worth $10,000
Applications are now open until 1 October 2019
Forging a Treaty
Sarah Maddison and Dale Wandin on the vexed process
Ellen van Neerven on Tara June Winch
And Winch's new novel The Yield
Sandra R. Phillips on Tony Birch
And Birch's new novel The White Girl
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Bob Dixon has researched Australian Indigenous languages since the 1960s, has constructed grammars of five languages, and has written numerous scholarly books and articles on Aboriginal languages ...
temporarily easing Grafton Correctional Centre blues,
a young girl walks shadow-hardened corridors to see a black inmate,
observe her little brown fingers
It’s such a vivid memory. I’m sitting in the carriage of a train, travelling from Caringbah to Oatley. It’s a Saturday afternoon late in January and I am returning home after a morning of competition tennis ...
Robin Gerster reviews Postcolonial Heritage and Settler Well-Being: The historical fictions of Roger Mcdonald by Christopher Lee
Though he had already produced two volumes of poetry, Roger McDonald first came to popular attention with his spectacular début novel, 1915, published in 1979. A recreation of the Gallipoli Campaign from the points of view of two ...
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• Calibre Essay Prize runner-up Sarah Walker's personal essay on pregnancy
• Jack Callil on Ali Smith's new novel Spring
• Alan Atkinson on James Dunk's history of New South Wales
• Zora Simic on #MeToo, a compilation of essays on the movement
May 2019, no. 410
• Johanna Leggatt on City of Trees by Sophie Cunningham
• Peter Rose reviews On David Malouf by Nam Le
• Beejay Silcox on the lure of dystopian fiction in the age of Trump
• Daniel Halliday on why politicians find tax justice so hard
• Paul Giles on Ian McEwan's latest sci-fi-inspired Machines Like Me