Hidden Author

News from the Editor's Desk

December 2010–January 2011, no. 327 30 November 2010
  Takolander’s prize Maria Takolander – a poet and academic at Deakin University – has won the 2010 ABR Short Story Competition, worth $2000. The judges, Chris Flynn and Peter Rose, were impressed, and amused, by her story ‘A Roānkin Philosophy of Poetry’, an artful take on academic intrigue and absurdism. It appears here. All seven shortlisted stories appear here in their entir ... (read more)

ABR Patrons Program

About Australian Book Review 23 September 2009
ABR Patrons Program
The ABR Patrons Program has transformed the magazine and greatly benefited Australian writers and freelance writers. At a time of real financial difficulty for many writers and diminishing paid freelance work elsewhere, our generous Patrons have enabled us to increase our payments substantially, to diversify our programs, and to foster brilliant new writing. We pay for everything we publish, and w ... (read more)