Dr Julienne van Loon
Australian author and winner of the Australian Vogel Literary Award, Dr Julienne van Loon has been awarded an RMIT Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellowship for five years. Julienne will join RMIT’s nonfictionLab and Creative Writing Program in October.
The Australian review David Carlin’s The Abyssinian Contortionist: Hope, Friendship and Other Circus Acts
Read The Australian’s glowing review of David Carlin’s The Abyssinian Contortionist: Hope, Friendship and Other Circus Acts, from 2 May. ‘Throughout The Abyssinian Contortionist, his writing is so crisp and vivid that, on reading its final pages, I felt a deep satisfaction and a longing for more.’
Antonio Castillo on Vatican-Cuban Relations
nonfictionLab’s Director of Journalism Antonio Castillo recently wrote on the historic meeting between leaders of Cuba and the Vatican. ‘The Vatican’s aspirations for a peaceful and gradual political transition in Cuba seem to be aligned with Raúl Castro’s domestic and geo-politicial international strategy.’ Find the rest of the article on Eureka Street here.