writing

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A public talk by self-confessed ‘bad feminist’ Roxane Gay will be one of the highlights of UNSW-affiliated events at this year’s Sydney Writers' Festival.

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Kerrie Davies' book A Wife's Heart places her own story alongside that of Henry Lawson's wife, writes Christopher Kremmer.

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Author Shirley Hazzard taught readers to approach literature with an ear to poetry and reminded us of the endless and important labour of art, writes Brigitta Olubas.

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In teaching us to approach literature with an ear to poetry, Shirley Hazzard reminds us of the endless and important labour of art, writes Brigitta Oubas.

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Australia’s current debate on marriage equality reminds us that sex and love are volatile subjects in every culture. So imagine writing about them in a country like India, writes Christopher Kremmer.

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Sonya Voumard’s book marking the 20th anniversary of the Port Arthur massacre is a story about stories: Who writes them, who owns them and what happens when the two get muddled, writes Christopher Kremmer.

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Students are embracing opportunities to take part in competitions that improve their written communication skills, write Sue Starfield and Claire Aitchison.