Young writers may turn to the page for catharsis – for writing-as-therapy – but that’s not why we read them. The ageist view, that a writer mustn’t pen their memoirs until they are older and learned, neglects the breadth of excellent work by precocious writers who have a story to tell. Naïveté and inexperience can enchant, sometimes more so than brilliant craftsmanship or intellectual ma ... (read more)
Jack Cameron Stanton
Jack Cameron Stanton is a writer and critic based in Sydney's Inner West. He regularly reviews for The Weekend Australian and Sydney Morning Herald, among other esteemed national publications both online and in print.