Jane Harper's initial hopes for The Dry, a page-turning murder-mystery set in drought-stricken rural Australia, were modest enough. Firstly, it was to finish the manuscript she had started, then it was to get published and onto book shelves.
Ron Cerabona Literary news and events in Canberra.
Desmond Manderson Here in the 'new island' of Australia, what is striking is the lack of vision.
Julie Power Tozer's novels cover first jobs, new loves, big decisions, the agony of indecision and uncertainty, peer pressure - and lots of kissing.
Linda Morris "The thing about sisters," says the young adult fiction writer Jaclyn Moriarty, "is we understand the importance of praise.''
Linda Morris Playwright and author Catherine McKinnon's second novel is set on the banks of Lake Illawarra and spans four centuries.
Michael Idato The film is based on an as-yet-unpublished book, From the Corner of the Oval.
Broede Carmody The man behind award-winning comedy series Veep will soon turn his attention to the Australian political landscape when he opens the Sydney Writers' Festival three weeks ahead of official programming.
Ron Cerabona Literary events in Canberra
Megan Hunt Footrot Flats creator Murray Ball has died. He was aged 78.
The Macquarie Matrons announced they were folding the club on Wednesday.
You captured some spectacular pictures around Nyngan, Narromine and Trangie this week check them out here.
The public school is hosting an Easter fete on Friday, March 31.
Take a look at some of the best photos from around the region this week.
FORMER police chiefs and former premiers have come together to call for a new approach to illicit drug ...
After our extremely hot summer, followed by the recent welcomed falls of rain, gardeners everywhere are busy restoring ...
Western Plains ABC Radio played an interview with Mr Scott McLaughlin, CEO of Western NSW Local Health District, about the ...