April 2017, issue no. 390

News from the Editor's desk - April 2017

Australian Book Review

Fellowships galore

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News from the Editor's Desk - December 2016

CALIBRE ESSAY PRIZE

For the eleventh year in a row, we seek entries in the Calibre Essay Prize – the country’s premier prize for an unpublished non-fiction essay. Calibre is now worth a total of $7,500. The winner will receive $5,000; the runner-up, $2,500. Both essays will appear in More

2016 Calibre Essay Prize winner

Michael Winkler 280pxMichael Winkler (photograph by Chris Riordan)Michael Winkler is the ... More

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

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

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2016 Calibre Essay Prize (Winner): 'The Great Red Whale'

Michael Winkler

The history of my onomastic apprehension and misapprehension about the big thing in the middle of Australia: It is called Ayers Rock. No, it is ...

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2017 Calibre Essay Prize Judges

sheila fitzpatrickSheila Fitzpatrick, a professor at the University of Sydney specialising in the history of modern Russia, is one of the world’s most influential Soviet historians. She is the author of two memoirs, My Father’s Daughter (2010) and A Spy ... More