Acclaimed writer Fiona Wright is told she won't be able to board a Qantas flight with her disability support dog, as the organisation she works with doesn't have the right accreditation.
In the space of a year, Julienne van Loon left her relationship of 20 years and quit her long-term job. She didn't arrive at the decision alone — female philosophers helped her to change her life.
Former Sydney Writers' Festival director Caro Llewellyn's career was threatened when she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis — now, she's written a memoir.
A scriptwriter from the outskirts of Darwin becomes the only Australian accepted into an exclusive screenwriting bootcamp run by A Beautiful Mind and Apollo 13 director Ron Howard.
How working as a cleaner motivated Markus Zusak and what Liane Moriarty learnt from writing advertising copy: these bestselling Australian authors told Jane Hutcheon what they know about success.
Practising mindfulness can improve your physical health, says psychiatry professor Dan Siegel — but others warn the science is not conclusive.
Before Disney, Ida Rentoul Outhwaite was bringing fairies to life, with a uniquely Australian flavour. She was rapidly rose to fame — even the Queen read her books as a child. So why haven't we heard of her?
A writer for almost 40 years, Corris was an academic, journalist and former literary editor, in addition to being known as the "godfather" of Australian crime fiction.
Tim Watson-Munro has stared into the eyes of terrorists, mass murderers and paedophiles. His job is to determine if a prisoner is legally insane — and he's paid a heavy personal price for his work.
Whose stories do authors have a right to tell? Can a straight white man tell the story of a gay Indigenous woman, or should they stick to what they know? Six Aussie novelists weigh up the issue.