Cambria Press Publication Review: David Malouf and the Poetic

Congratulations to Dr. Yvonne Smith on another excellent review of her book, David Malouf and the Poetic: His Earlier Writings, this time by Australian Book Review. The review notes that: While not a biography per se, the book employs considerable biographical detail to good effect. ... Smith covers this biographical record admirably, and uses it… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: David Malouf and the Poetic

Cambria Press Publication Review – David Malouf and the Poetic: His Earlier Writings

Congratulations to Dr. Yvonne Smith on the excellent review of her book, David Malouf and the Poetic: His Earlier Writings! The Australian praises "this carefully researched book, part of a series edited by academic Susan Lever, Smith considers what the idea of a 'poetic imagination' might mean, with the aim of offering 'fresh insights into… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review – David Malouf and the Poetic: His Earlier Writings

Cambria Press Publication Review: Christos Tsiolkas

Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Gildersleeve on the outstanding review of her book, Christos Tsiolkas: The Utopian Vision in the journal Australian Literary Studies. The review notes that: "The great attractiveness of Gildersleeve’s study is that she manages to encounter the fundamental tension between different versions of Tsiolkas without needing to narrativise his career in a… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Christos Tsiolkas

Cambria Press Forthcoming Publication on David Malouf

A new book on the celebrated Australian writer David Malouf will be out soon. Winner of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the inaugural Australia-Asia Literary Award, and the Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature, Malouf's works include novels, poetry, nonfiction, plays, and libretti. His earlier works… Continue reading Cambria Press Forthcoming Publication on David Malouf

Cambria Press Publication Review: Giving This Country A Memory

Congratulations to to Dr. Anne Brewster, Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales, on another excellent review of her book, Giving this Country a Memory: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices of Australia, in The Journal of the European Association for Studies of Australia. The review praises the book because it is "a respectful, very accessible… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Review: Giving This Country A Memory

Cambria Press New Publication: The Fiction of Thea Astley

Cambria Press is pleased to announce a new publication The Fiction of Thea Astley by Susan Sheridan. This book is in the Cambria Australian Literature Series, headed by Dr. Susan Lever. This book will be launched at the upcoming 2016 Association for the Study of Australian Literature conference hosted by UNSW Canberra at ADFA. The following are excerpts… Continue reading Cambria Press New Publication: The Fiction of Thea Astley

Interview with Anne Brewster, author of “Giving this Country a Memory: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices of Australia”

Why did you decide to write this book? Anne Brewster: With my book Giving This Country A Memory, I wanted to introduce readers to a range of Aboriginal writers, some of whom they not have heard about. The book has introductory chapters on seven writers, several of whom are well established and have high profiles,… Continue reading Interview with Anne Brewster, author of “Giving this Country a Memory: Contemporary Aboriginal Voices of Australia”

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Interview Snippet with Doris Pilkington Garimara

  Interview Snippet from Cambria Press Publication Giving This Country a Memory (Chapter 7: Doris Pilkington Garimara ) Anne: Have you had feedback from overseas readers? Doris: Oh, look, they were fabulous, in all those places, about the film; particularly the Native American people. We had stories to exchange, and so on. Although Native American people… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Interview Snippet with Doris Pilkington Garimara

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Doris Pilkington Garimara

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Doris Pilkington Garimara (1937–2014) was from the Martu people of the Western Desert. She published a trilogy, Caprice, A Stockman’s Daughter, Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence, and Under the Wintamarra Tree). Caprice won the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award and the David Unaipon Award. Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence was adapted as a film in 2002, The Rabbit… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Doris Pilkington Garimara

Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Alf Taylor

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Alf Taylor is a Yuat Nyoongar (who is also of Ngadu heritage). He is a prolific and versatile writer who has won several awards. Taylor has published two books of poetry, Singer Songwriter and Winds, and a collection of short fiction, Long Time Now (which has been translated into Spanish). A member of the Stolen… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication: Giving this Country a Memory – Featured Author: Alf Taylor