Gillian Mears

News from the Editor's Desk - June–July 2016

25 May 2016

News from the Editor's Desk in the June–July issue of Australian Book Review.

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Gillian Dooley reviews 'Foal's Bread' by Gillian Mears

Gillian Dooley
25 October 2011

Gillian Mears has been to death’s door and back. Her wonderful essay ‘Alive in Ant and Bee’ (2007) recounts the journey and the exquisite pleasures of her life as a survivor. Writing has taken a back seat, understandably, over the past decade or so. There has been a short story collection, A Map of the Gardens (2002), but a novel from Mears is quite an event, sixteen years after ... More