Reading books is exactly like playing a game. Join Carla Di Maggio in discussing why we need to delete book-tracking accounts immediately.
I Hate Kindles (or: the Appropriate Ever-growing Popularity of Retro Media)
Joseph Carbone ponders the resurgence of retro media and why we remain attached to its traditional, physical origins.
Book Club Zoom Rooms? Online Launches? Melbourne Reading Communities Adapt to a Post-Covid World
When I checked my phone this morning, I had a text from my sister. It was a video of her daughter – my niece – sounding out the words to her very first picture book: Mix, Mix, Mix, the engrossing tale of Bob the Bug baking a cake. Ordinarily, this is the kind of thing … Continue reading Book Club Zoom Rooms? Online Launches? Melbourne Reading Communities Adapt to a Post-Covid World
Imagining a Nation of Readers
Melbourne is known as a City of Literature. The city hosts north of fifty writers festivals, with new ones cropping up every year. Melbourne is home to a plethora of literary journals and Indie bookstores. Writing competitions have become a sport for those who would rather flex a biro than a bicep. These opportunities provide a springboard for locals to expose their work – a tapestry of tales that enrich the nation.
Why so series? A standalone exploration into my life with episodic storytelling
My Gen-Z brain gifted me an eye-opening, isolation-induced epiphany recently: life is relentlessly, unflinchingly episodic.