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Story of the month

Finding delight in Encanto

The hit song 'Bruno' has been "bolstered by its popularity on TikTok, where tribute clips from the likes of that cloaked teenager, those screeching sisters and that bopping mom have racked up millions of views."

via The New York Times

To listen to this month

Fifty years of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy

The Aboriginal Tent Embassy at 50: the history of an ongoing protest for Indigenous sovereignty in Australia 

via The Conversation

What I'm Borrowing

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

What I’m Borrowing: Fiona Robertson

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

What I'm Borrowing: Holly Ringland

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

More blog posts

Sovereign storytelling: Kirli Saunders on experimenting and allowing imperfection

Kirli Saunders is a master of many creative avenues. She is a multi-award winning writer and poet for a range of audiences, and the author of Bindi. 

Sovereign storytelling: Adam Thompson on Nan's scary tales and writing as meditation

Adam Thompson's debut short story collection, Born Into This, was published in February 2021. 

Sovereign storytelling: Tori-Jay Mordey on juggling work and taking a break

Tori-Jay Mordey is a black&write! Fellow, an illustrator who worked with Jillian Boyd on the beautiful children's book Bakir and Bi. 

Queensland Literary Awards

Explore the 2022 Queensland Literary Awards