Is it a bar or is it a bookshop, that is the question? Eamonn Hennessy is combining the two in his new venture.
Ron Cerabona Literary news and events in Canberra.
Susan Chenery In his book Conclave, Robert Harris takes the reader into the Sistine Chapel as 118 old men in robes vote for a new pope.
Meg McKinlay is a children's writer and poet who lives in Fremantle, Western Australia. Her novel A Single Stone (Walker Books), about a 14-year-old girl who lives in a mountain village where small children work in the mines, won the 2016 Prime Minister's Literary Award for Young Adult Fiction.
Susan Wyndham What do you get when you throw a novelist into a group of biologists?
Desiree Savage He's just won an ARIA, now Bernard Fanning has announced he's coming to Thirroul in February.
Susan Wyndham In a time of tightened funding for the arts, the Copyright Agency has doubled the value of its Author Fellowship for a mid-to-late-career writer to $80,000. The "gobsmacked" recipient is Melissa Lucashenko.
An elderly fisherman whose boat was drifting onto rocks off Montague Island has been rescued.