For readers and writers

Podcast of the month

Song of the Crocodile: Nardi Simpson in conversation with Grace Lucas-Pennington

Explore the fascinating relationship between writer and editor in this warm and engaging conversation. Courtesy of Byron Writers Festival.

Story of the month

Pidgin by Shaun Tan

"Now Pidgin didn’t say much to nobody, but he was different around his feathered friends, and also with me, coming to overlook my human bits."

via Griffith Review (access for free via State Library)

What I'm borrowing

A series exploring our affection for libraries, loans, and sharing great reads. 

What I’m Borrowing: Kay Kerr

What I’m Borrowing explores our affection for libraries, loans, and the books we love to share.

What I'm Borrowing: Samantha Wheeler

What I’m Borrowing explores our affection for libraries, loans, and the books we love to share.

More blog posts

What I'm Borrowing: Luke Best

This month we welcome author and poet Luke Best who lives in Toowoomba, a place that inspired his award-winning verse novel Cadaver Dog. 

What I'm Borrowing: Lech Blaine

2 November 2020
This month we welcome author Lech Blaine, a writer from Toowoomba, Queensland, who now lives in Sydney. 

What I'm Borrowing: Benjamin Law

This month we welcome multidisciplinary author, screenwriter, raconteur, and absolute hero Benjamin Law. 

Queensland Literary Awards

Explore the 2021 Queensland Literary Awards