The reflections of Australian women writers today on Australian women writers of almost a century ago. The influences of culture, place and female circumstance are uncovered in their attention to the small and simple.
|Author:||Sarah Krasnostein; W. H. Chong (Designed by)|
Trans & Gender Diverse Biography and Memoir
|Awards:||Short-listed for Victorian Premier's Literary Award for Non-Fiction 2017 (Australia). Long-listed for Indie Book Award for Non-fiction 2018 (Australia).|
Winner, The 2018 Victorian Prize for Literature, and the Prize for Non-Fiction
Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things: husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, tro... read more
Michael Mahana's personal disclosure to his parents leads to the uncovering of another family secret-about his uncle, Sam, who had fought in the Vietnam War.
Now, armed with his uncle's diary, Michael goes searching for the truth about his uncle, about the secret th... read more
Gay & Bi Male Fiction
|Reading Level:||Very good|
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Nielsen BookData New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2003.|
This timeless story tells how the courage of one girl in standing against the tide of tradition enables her tribe to become reconnected with their ancestral life force. Movie Edition
THE WHEELER SIGN is a narrative of personal evolution, a universal and often hidden story about homosexuality and those who live their lives in the shadows. A deeply moving coming out journey of awareness and self growth, the story takes you in three enlightening directions on the path to discovery an... read more
Who else, but a writer, is really able to interrogate the work of other writers? From Christina Stead, Les Murray and Patrick White to Proust, Shakespeare and Charlotte Bronte, David Malouf reads and examines the work of writers who have challenged, inspired and entert... read more
A hilarious rollercoaster ride of life behind the curtains with Australia's funniest rising star of comedy With a foreword by Chrissie Swan Joel Creasey has known he wanted to be on the world's stage since he was in short pants, and nothing was going to get in his way. After his... read more
Jeff Duff is arguably the most flamboyant, creative and controversial entertainer Australia has produced. His musical gifts and fantastical androgynous performances parallel the artistry of David Bowie. While Duffo's career kicked off in the 1970s, he continues to ... read more
His whole life has been a fantasy. Who is Tom Houghton? As a boy growing up in the western suburbs of Sydney, Tom Houghton escapes the harshness of the schoolyard by cocooning himself in the cinema of the golden age of Hollywood. When he discovers that his favourite actress, K... read more
Towards a Distant Sea is a coming-of-age story with a difference. It is a dramatic personal account of a young Australian man against the backdrop of Philippine society. Paul, a young Australian, arrives in the Philippines in 1971 as martial Law is proclaimed by President Marcos. His idealism exposes ... read more
Visible Ink’s Trace edition features exciting new fiction, non-fiction, poetry, visual art and comics by local and international emerging writers. Visible Ink is an RMIT student collective connected to the Associate Degree of Professional Writing and Editing, and n... read more
Cyberpunk short stories which explore the ehtical implactions of Isaac Asimov's influential three laws of robotics.
In a future of astounding technological progress.
Where the line between human and machine is blurred
Where do human rights end?