The Silence of Water

The Pocket Book club kicked off 2023 with The Silence of Water by Sharron Booth. We like to theme our food with a book's contents but there is not much food in this book. Lots of alcohol. Not much food. The best we could do was marmalade sandwiches (minus the beach sand). The Silence of … Continue reading The Silence of Water

ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize

The Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize is one of Australia's most respected short story competitions and generous too with the first prize winner being awarded $7000. Elizabeth Jolley was awarded many coveted prizes for her books and stories throughout the 1980's and 90's. She didn't publish her first book until she was 53 suggesting she was … Continue reading ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize