The Promise Seed will move and
The development of Cass’ third novel is assisted by a grant gratefully received from the Australia Council for the Arts.
Her stories feature histories, memories and secrets and the way in which troubled families function.
Due to unforeseen medical circumstances, I am unable to participate in hosting the following events but I urge you to sign up – I will certainly be zooming in myself! The Lighthouse Anthology is a great new compilation from emerging and unpublished authors which I can’t wait to dip into, and the November Brisbane Literary Mafia will feature special guest Anita Heiss, along with our usual Krissy Kneen and an appearance by Mirandi Riwoe. Anita will be talking about FROM PAGE TO STAGE and also recommending some of her favourite Indigenous reads. Don’t miss out! I hope everyone has a peaceful, joyous and safe Christmas and holiday period. See you all back in 2021, which can surely only be much improved from 2020!
Cass on Facebook
Buy Cass’ Books
What Am I Reading?
Late Sonata (Brio Books 2020) is the winner of the 2020 Seizure Viva La Novella Prize, by author Bryan Walpert. While Walpert has published short stories, scholarly works, science writing and poetry, this is his first novel-length (or novella-length) work.read more…
Well, hold onto your hats because Poly (Ventura 2020) by Paul Dalgarno is certainly not for the faint-hearted. This is a book that really pushes the boundaries of what is considered ‘acceptable’ or ‘normal’ and is confronting in the way that the behaviour and motivations of the characters are portrayed. But that’s exactly what makes this book so interesting. It is (I think / I assume) a novel that depicts a lifestyle that is very different to what the majority of readers experience, and yet what Dalgarno does so well is not only to enlighten the uninformed reader about the practicalities and justifications for certain lifestyle decisions, but he also incorporates the more unusual aspects into the everyday and banal day-to-day grind of work and parenting and socialising, combining the two threads into a fascinating microscopic perspective of what it might be like to live a polyamorous life.read more…
© 2017 by Cass Moriarty