Alexis Wright

News from the Editor's Desk - May 2018

Australian Book Review
24 April 2018

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ABR on Tour

Next month ABR Editor Peter Rose and Development Consultant Christopher Menz will lead the More

Michael Winkler reviews 'Tracker: Stories of Tracker Tilmouth' by Alexis Wright

Michael Winkler
19 December 2017

In Alexis Wright’s novel Carpentaria (2006), Girlie claims, ‘If you ever want to find out about anything in your vicinity, you have to talk to the mad people.’ There are a l More

News from the Editor's Desk - January-February 2018

Australian Book Review
18 December 2017

With this double issue, Australian Book Review enters its fortieth year. ABR was of course founded in Adelaide in 1961 as a monthly magazine. Max Harris and Rosemary Wigh More

Living wound: The Swan Book

Jen Webb
21 August 2013

‘Without an indigenous literature, people can remain alien in their own soil,’ wrote Miles Franklin, initiator of an Australian literary prize that has been awarded to just two Aboriginal writers: Kim Scott for Benang in 2000 and That Deadman Dance in 2011; and Alexis Wright for Carpentaria in 2007. Franklin, of course, didn’t mean I ... More