Vale Christobel Mattingley

Ahead of her time, Christobel Mattingley was much-loved, well-respected and an example to us all. Publisher Erica Wagner reflects on her life, her groundbreaking work and the enormous contribution she made to children’s literature.Read the rest

Neil Grant on attending the Brahmaputra Literary Festival

Neil Grant writes about his experiences at the Brahmaputra Literary Festival in India, the country where his new coming of age novel The Honeyman and the Hunter is set.

The Brahmaputra River flows 1800 kilometres from its origin in Tibet to the Gangetic Delta in Bangladesh before mingling with the waters of the Bay of Bengal.… Read the rest