Paul Carter

Paul Carter reviews 'Game Day'

Paul Carter
24 September 2014

Miriam Sved’s début novel is a structurally innovative portrait of élite Australian football as a juggernaut that leaves lives scrambling and spent in its wake. Its fourteen stories, each told from a different narrative perspective, form a prismatic study of a single season in the lives of Mick Reece and Jake Dooley, two first-year recruit ... More

Open Page with Paul Carter

29 April 2014

Why do you write?

Goethe said his themes were symbolic: it could have been any subject, but he wanted to write it all the same. Something is missing: I always feel this. Then I see how a pattern can be woven across the abyss.

Are you a vivid dreamer?

What qualifies as dream? I daydream a lot. Mass ... More