Readers are spoilt for choice: bookshops are overflowing with the great, the good (and the rest), and it could not be harder to choose what to read next.
Every fortnight, let Debut Mondays be your guide. Come and have a glass of wine and discover the best new writers around.
This time, we’ll be hearing from: Raphael Brous, I am Max Lamm (UQP); Melanie Joosten, Berlin Syndrome (Scribe); Dan Disney, And Then When The (John Leonard); Eli Glasman, ‘Bag’, Voiceworks.
Melanie Joosten is a social worker and researcher, and the author of A Long Time Coming: Essays on Old Age. She works as a policy officer at the elder abuse service Seniors Rights Victoria. She is the author of the novels Gravity Well and Berlin Syndrome, and has been named a Sydney Morning Herald B... Read more
Raphael’s debut novel I Am Max Lamm will be published in June 2011 by UQP. Raphael Brous was born in Melbourne in 1982. He has studied law, neuroscience and immunology at Monash University. He writes and plays music in two bands and is a volunteer campaign director at the animal rights organisatio... Read more
Eli Glasman is a Melbourne-based author. His debut novel, The Boy’s Own Manual to Being a Proper Jew (Sleepers Publishing), concerns a homosexual boy in the Melbourne orthodox Jewish community. His short fiction has appeared in Voiceworks and Sleepers Almanac and in 2013 he was placed second in th... Read more
Dan Disney grew up in East Gippsland. He has worked in paddocks, warehouses, psychiatric institutions and universities, and divides his time between Cuneo, Melbourne, and Seoul, where he currently lectures in 20th century poetries at Sogang University. Further details can be found on www.dandisney.c... Read more
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