Dive beneath Olga Lorenzo’s The Light on the Water

Olga Lorenzo recently launched her beautifully moving novel The Light On The Water at Readings Books in Melbourne, and gave a moving speech about three of the themes central to the novel: inclusivity, leadership, and family, which she writes about below:

As I write this, I have just read the first review of The Light on the Water, where the reviewer notes how much my protagonist, Anne Baxter, longs for a family.… Read the rest

Five highlights from the 2014 Sydney Writers’ Festival

It may be over for another year, but if you want to relive it or missed out on all the fun, we’ve collected some of the key sessions from this year’s Sydney Writers’ Festival for your enjoyment – featuring entertainment, controversy and some writing tips, here’s your chance to enjoy our top five highlights.… Read the rest