Emily Maguire launches My Name Is Revenge

May 17, 2019By Bronwyn_MehanShop, THE COLUMN

I was at an artist’s retreat in the US. Flicking through a book in the library one evening, I came across a reproduction of Arshile Gorky’s painting The Artist and His Mother. I knew – know – very little about painting but something about this just skewered me. I read the caption which told me … Read More

Q & A with Jen Craig

March 2, 2015By Bronwyn Mehaninterviews, Shop

Jen Craig Jen Craig’s novella, Panthers and the Musuem of Fire was recently given a five star review and named Book of the Month by Australia’s premier book industry magazine, Bookseller + Publisher. In her review, Angie Andrewes described Jen’s book as ‘an experimental novella but surprisingly easy to read, and brilliant for the very … Read More

Interview with Carmel Bird

May 8, 2011By Bronwyn MehanEscape interviews, interviews No Comments

Most literary awards (Hal Porter, Josephine Ulrick, Elizabeth Jolley) are named after writers who are now dead. How do you feel about the Spineless Wonders short story competition being named after you? Dead or alive, it is flattering to have my work in short fiction recognised in this way. I never actually think that Elizabeth … Read More