Member Book Releases

Love, Disappointment and Other Joys of Life

Helen Lyne

Paperback June 2021

An elderly dying woman is taken surfing by her carer. A young Australian traveller receives a marriage proposal at an oasis in Algeria. Disarming a violent student inspires a teacher…

Read more

Breaking through the Pain Barrier

Gabriella Kelly-Davies

Paperback 2021

Breaking through the pain barrier. The extraordinary life of Dr Michael J. Cousins is the biography of Dr Michael J. Cousins AO, a trailblazing Australian pain medicine researcher and clinician…

Read more

the light we cannot see

Anne Casey

Paperback June 2021

the light we cannot see traverses a globe caught in the combined turmoil of the climate crisis, COVID-19 and humanitarian unrest, as seen through the eyes of a mother, worried…

Read more

Envoi

Ted Rutter/Pip Griffin

Paperback May 2021

Envoi, selected poems 1990–2017 by Ted Rutter (1940-2017) Edited by Pip Griffin This book is the fourth collection of Ted Rutter’s poetry. Ted, Pip’s late partner, was a New Zealand…

Read more

Ursula's Story, from Berlin to Bayview

Vivien Wilson

Paperback 2021

‘I could have shot Hitler that day.’ So begins the fictionalised memoir of the author’s mother. Born in Berlin in 1913, with a Jewish father, Ursula is a naïve…

Read more

Against the Tide

Margaret Zanardo

Paperback chapbook 2021

These are poems of love, struggle, perseverance and hope, set against the power of the sea and the mystery of the moon. Inspired by the ever-changing nature of the sea…

Read more

Divertimento

Julie Thorndyke

Paperback 2021

Survival, desire, disaster; misadventure, murder and magic combine in this unique collection of tales set in locations including old rural Australia, present-day cities and the distant mystical past. Twenty-seven short…

Read more

'Tis the Doing Not the Deed

Susan Steggall

Paperback 2019

At the heart of my third novel, ‘Tis the Doing Not the Deed (Shooting Star Press, 2019), is a question: What if an artist does something – the ‘doing’ –…

Read more

Red Herrings for Breakfast

Annabet Ousback

Paperback 2020

Annabet and her younger brother Anders grew up in idyllic surrounds on the lower north shore of Sydney, living in the original Balmoral boatshed. However, nothing was as it seemed,…

Read more