Congratulations to our 2021 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards shortlisted authors: Davina Bell, Amanda Lohrey, Cath Moore and Georgina Young.
Congratulations to Jock Serong on winning the 2021 ARA Historical Novel Prize for The Burning Island.
Text Publishing and Writing NSW are proud to announce the 2022 Boundless Indigenous Writer’s Mentorship. The prize was established in 2019 to discover and nurture powerful new Indigenous voices in Australian literature.
A new year brings new opportunities, a fresh perspective and, of course, new books to read over the summer! Here’s hoping for a better year ahead for all of us, starting with some moving, thoughtful and entertaining books published by Text.
Our featured classic for April is Joan Lindsay’s charming and evocative autobiography tells the story of her marriage to Sir Daryl Lindsay, of their life in Melbourne in the 1920s and ’30s. Revealed in this delightful reminiscence is Lindsay’s fascination with the ambiguities of time, seen by some as the key to the mysteries of her masterpiece Picnic at Hanging Rock.