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Tim Brewer

Tim Brewer

Tim Brewer is a melbourne-based freelance editor and writer. He studied Professional Writing and Editing at RMIT, and has written for The Age and ABR. He was recently appointed the ABR Sidney Myer Fund Editorial Intern.

Tim Brewer reviews 'Bearings' by Leah Swann

July–August 2011, no. 333 29 June 2011
Leah Swann’s first fiction publication comprises a novella and seven short stories, all dealing with themes relating to the book’s title, Bearings. Each short story provides a familiar plot in which Swann’s characters search for meaning and direction: a young boy deciding which parent to live with; an old woman reflecting on a hard life; and two forty-somethings looking for love, to name a f ... (read more)

Tim Brewer reviews 'Kill Your Darlings, No. 4' edited by Rebecca Starford

March 2011, no. 329 01 March 2011
When pressed during a Radio National interview last year to identify how Kill Your Darlings differentiates itself from other Australian literary journals, editor Rebecca Starford said, ‘We want to be publishing fiction and non-fiction that has a fearlessness to it, that is frank, that is offering alternative perspectives.’ The fourth issue of this journal pursues this mission with thought-prov ... (read more)