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Video of the month

The Conversation: Plants and people: the art of living together

Four experts in conservation, botany and ecoscenography spoke about humans' connections to plants in a passionate discussion at State Library on 14 July. 

Must-read article

Hum by Alison Whittaker

"Every piece of lockdown writing is a chore. There’s no friction in the action. We’re condemned to the dull hum a crisis takes on when it’s gone on too long."

via Griffith Review 

What I'm borrowing

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

What I’m Borrowing: Holly Ringland

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

What I'm Borrowing: Rhiannon Wilde

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