Queensland places in literature

We collect Queensland literature – including books written about Queensland. Now you can see the places in Queensland that feature in these books using a map interface called Placing Literature.

“Placing Literature is an online database of places from scenes in literature – sourced and plotted by readers and researchers. Created by an author, a geographer, and an engineer, the goal of Placing Literature is to connect readers to the places they are reading about, highlighting the meanings, values and emotions attached to a space.”

Take a look at the map to see books about your place or take a tour of Queensland by reading the titles on the map. If you’re traveling to Queensland, get a flavour of the place by reading about it before you get here and check out the places you’d like to visit – inspired by literature!

And if you’ve published a book set in Queensland please let us know – we might want to add it to our collection.

Visit the website - Placing Literature: Where Your Book Meets the Map.

 

 

Comments

We welcome relevant, respectful comments.
Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.
We also welcome direct feedback via Contact Us.
You may also want to ask our librarians.

Be the first to write a comment