Australian fiction in fine health, according to recent diagnosis

[F]irst novels that reshape familiar historical material with originality and dash; sustain their strange tales with assurance; move confidently between countries and eras, intimate and national histories; offer two more indications of the present and future health of Australian fiction.

From Peter Pierce’s insightful review of The Secret Son by my client Jenny Ackland, and of Leah Kaminsky’s The Waiting Room, in The Australian over the weekend.

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  1. Thanks, Virginia – I’m honoured to be held in such esteemed company. Love Jenny’s work! best, Leah

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