It's said the Camino de Santiago de Compostela, the famous pilgrims' walk through France and Spain, changes its wayfarers irrevocably.
Jason Steger There has been a weekly book market at Fed Square for 14 years, but it looks as if the final instalment is approaching.
Jason Steger For many years Agnes Nieuwenhuizen was a fierce, committed and brave advocate of young-adult writing.
Nick Miller Some authors will tell you their novels were inspired by a dream, or a stroke of inspiration. It turns out that John le Carre's A Legacy of Spies came out of a failure of imagination.
Karen Hardy Meg Mason knows what it's like to be a lonely new mother. Her first book, a memoir, Say It Again in a Nice Voice, touched a raw nerve.
Ron Cerabona Literary news and events in Canberra.
Jason Steger Josephine Wilson won an unpublished-manuscript award for her second novel, Extinctions. Now it has gone on to win the Miles Franklin, Australia's most significant literary prize.
Linda Morris Twenty years ago two mothers living in a desert community on the edge of the St George Ranges in Western Australia began creating school resources in the Walmajarri language: books, posters and counting cards.
Stuart Kells In 2017 libraries are at a digital crossroads. Author Stuart Kells ponders their future.
Melinda Smith A festival at the University of Canberra features two internationally eminent poets
The election of mayor and deputy mayor are the first items on Wednesday's MidCoast Council meeting.
See the pet parade & Best dressed at the Pet Day at the Bishop Tyrell Place Cundletown
The 4WD access ramp at Manning Point has been closed indefinitely.
The gardens of Tasmania have impressed George Hoad
WorkSafe NSW is cracking down on illegal sale and use of fireworks this long weekend.
Jim Wills has stepped away from his role as Taree Manning River Men's Shed's president.
Race club hopes MidCoast Council will assist in major promotions