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State Library is a home for readers and writers, literature and storytelling. Want to search the latest issue of a journal or magazine? Desperate to find your next favourite book or essay? Need a podcast to listen to while you write? Here, staff from Reading, Writing & Ideas and black&write! share the stories they love each month. You’ll also find our latest interviews with local writers and creatives.

After conservation, the 12 paintings on pith ‘paper’ were re -attached with hinges made of Japanese paper to their silk ribbon borders. They were then attached with paper hinges back onto their respective album pages.


8 March was International Women's Day. Find out about the 16 books shortlisted for the coveted Women's Prize for Fiction

Discover the 'wonderful, extraordinary, eclectic mix of genres, of voices, of places'.

Via The Guardian 

Three women standing together in a park holding a rainbow flag with crowd in background


Love, lust and ghosts: celebrating queer fiction

Listen to the ABC Book Show's Claire Nichols and her guests discuss their writing lives and their queer characters. 

Via ABC Radio National.



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