Adele Dumont

Adele Dumont

Adele Dumont is the Sydney-based author of No Man is an Island. Her writing has appeared in Griffith Review, Southerly, and Mascara Literary Review. She is currently at work on her second book. 

Adele Dumont reviews 'Fire Flood Plague: Australian writers respond to 2020' edited by Sophie Cunningham

January–February 2021, no. 428 17 December 2020
Adele Dumont reviews 'Fire Flood Plague: Australian writers respond to 2020' edited by Sophie Cunningham
A detailed timeline prefaces Fire Flood Plague. Stretching from September 2019 to September 2020, it charts events so momentous that Christos Tsiolkas describes them as being ‘imbued with an atavistic, Biblical solemnity’. Sophie Cunningham, the book’s editor, notes in her introduction that many of the contributors (herself included) have found themselves drafting their essays ‘once, twice ... (read more)