Tina Muncaster

Tina Muncaster is a Melbourne writer

Tina Muncaster reviews 'second degree tampering : Writing by women' edited by Sybylla Feminist Press

December 1992, no. 147 01 December 1992
Tina Muncaster reviews 'second degree tampering : Writing by women' edited by Sybylla Feminist Press
This is a powerful and accomplished anthology. The fiction, poems, and autobiographies of thirty-seven women writers offer a collection where the individual pieces coalesce into much more than the sum of the parts. The editors have chosen writing from a field of over 350 manuscripts, seeking that which challenges and revises dominant versions of national identity. ... (read more)

Tina Muncaster reviews 'No Way Back' by J.R. Carroll

September 1992, no. 144 01 September 1992
Tina Muncaster reviews 'No Way Back' by J.R. Carroll
Over the past four months, three homeless men have been murdered in Melbourne, apparently without motive, and Detective Sergeant Dennis Gatz is determined to apprehend the killer. The action starts immediately with Gatz in big trouble for shooting at three fleeing thugs in Banana Alley during an all-night stakeout. Leon Cranston Harle is killed and his mates, Warren and Troy Stimson, swear to seek ... (read more)

Tina Muncaster reviews 'Australian Gay and Lesbian Writing' edited by Robert Dessaix

September 1993, no. 154 01 September 1993
Tina Muncaster reviews 'Australian Gay and Lesbian Writing' edited by Robert Dessaix
In the advertising world there’s a new and controversial trend towards catering for the X-Generation; that is, consumers with a two-second attention span, and we’re not just talking about teenagers on rollerblades. By comparison, it’s hard not to be a little cynical about the current plethora of anthologies: commercially packaged publications for the literary equivalent of the X-Generation ... (read more)