Jolley Prize

Jolley Prize 2018 (Shortlisted): 'Ruins' by Madelaine Lucas

Madelaine Lucas
26 July 2018

In the car we wound around the bay, which, on the map, made the shape of an ear with a tear-shaped island off the coast like a jewel earring. My mother and I were going to see the lighthou More

Jolley Prize 2018 (Shortlisted): 'Between the Mountain and the Sea' by Sharmini Aphrodite

Sharmini Aphrodite
25 July 2018

It was the first thing she noticed: all the clocks had stopped. She only mentioned it when she was shown to the dining table and the woman – his grandmother – placed in front of her a More

Jolley Prize 2018 (Shortlisted): 'Vasco' by Claire Aman

Claire Aman
25 July 2018

Before I learnt the language of map-making, the word cadastre sounded like a timbre or a cadence. It was a momentous drum, a hollow ratatat. Bone, fire, dirt, stone. Like a shout, More

News from the Editor's Desk - August 2018

25 July 2018

Supporting the ABC; Jolley Prize; W.H. Auden; Morag Fraser's upcoming biography of Peter Porter; The Peter Porter Poetry Prize; ABR in Perth; Free copies of ABR in s More

News from the Editor's Desk - June–July 2018

24 May 2018

Ronan Farrow at MWF, Jane Hirshfield, ABR Prizes galore, SMH Young Novelists, La Mama Theatre, John Simkin Medal 2018, Melbourne Prize for Literature, Winter reading ...< More

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

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

News from the Editor's Desk - August 2017

Australian Book Review
23 July 2017

Jolley Prize, Fay Zwicky (1933-2017), Miles Franklin Award shortlist, Porter Prize, Conversational Calibre, Memoirs of historians, Philip Roth ...

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News from the Editor's Desk - May 2017

Australian Book Review
21 April 2017

In late March, one of our larger Porter Prize audiences gathered at More

News from the Editor's Desk - January-February 2017

03 January 2017

The ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize – one of the country’s major short story prizes – is once again open. Generous support from ABR Patron Ian Dickson has ...

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