Resources

How the Anthology was compiled – Nicholas Jose

Refreshing Literary History: History Awards address 2008 – Nicholas Jose

Launch of Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature – Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce AC, Governor-General

Web resources

www.austlit.edu.au/
AustLit provides authoritative information on hundreds of thousands of creative and critical Australian literature works relating to more than 100,000 Australian authors and literary organisations.

www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/adbonline.htm
Australian Dictionary of Biography online edition with over 10,000 scholarly biographies of persons who were significant in Australian history.

www.pictureaustralia.org/index.html
Provides a search of cultural institutions for Australian images. See pictures of Australia’s past and present including: photographs, objects, maps and works of art.

www.abc.net.au/rn/poetica/
Radio National’s Poetica program website focuses on national and international Australian poetry hosted by Mike Ladd. Students are able to listen to past programs that often feature poets reading their own work.

www.trust.com.au/awards/miles_franklin/
The website for the Miles Franklin Award, Australia’s most prestigious literary award. It contains a useful list of past winners for students wishing to pursue a wider reading program focusing on major Australian literature.