literary fiction

Poet of the Month, TJ Wilkshire, on Poetry Techniques & Staying Ambitious

Every month, Writer’s Edit selects one work to feature as our Poem of the Month. This year we’re going behind the scenes of the writing to discuss inspirations and influences with the authors themselves. We chatted with Brisbane-based writer, TJ Wilkshire, about her poem ‘My Head‘ and its techniques and influences, and her best advice …

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Poet of the Month, Claire Wong, on Fusing Classic and Contemporary Poetry

Every month, Writer’s Edit selects one work to feature as our Poem of the Month. This year we’re going behind the scenes of the writing to discuss inspirations and influences with the authors themselves. We spoke with UK-based writer, Claire Wong, about her poem ‘Etymology in the Buffer Zone’ and the mythological inspirations behind her …

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Eyrie by Tim Winton – Review

“To understand the brilliance of Eyrie, we must first understand its author…” Liam Lowth provides an in-depth review of Tim Winton’s latest novel.

The 1000-Word Project: Being a Writer

‘Write every day’ is advice often repeated in this industry… Daniel Fudge shares his 1000-words-a-day writing experiment with Writer’s Edit, in real time.

Book Snobbery & Women’s Fiction

We delve into the negative connotations of the term ‘chick lit’ and try to understand what makes women’s fiction less ‘serious’ than ‘literary fiction’.

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The Beautiful Screaming of Pigs by Damon Galgut – Review

Galgut remains true to his style, rewarding his readers with some tender observations on humanity and complex portrays of human interaction: “I wondered then whether people don’t need their secrets. Lives are meant to be separate and apart; when the borders break and we overflow into one another, it only leads to trouble and sadness.”