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Jack Cameron Stanton

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.

Jack Cameron Stanton reviews 'Car Crash' by Lech Blaine

May 2021, no. 431 27 April 2021
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)