Leni Shilton's Malcolm "is a remarkable book, in both portraiture as well as plot. Every word counts and every poem builds character and community, at the same time feeding the unfolding narrative," writes DANI POWELL.
Themes of desire, fate, transcendence and cycles that won’t be broken recur throughout Michael Giacometti's first collection of stories and become what bind together its seemingly “unconnected impressions”, writes DANI POWELL who launched the book last week in Alice Springs.
Talking of story rather than writing opens up the possibilities of a genuine meeting of minds at the annual NT Writers’ Festival, to be held this year in Alice Springs. KIERAN FINNANE speaks with festival director Dani Powell (pictured).