Three weeks until submissions close for The Novel Prize

The Novel Prize, which offers US$10,000 to the winner and publication of their novel, will close submissions on 1 July. The judges will be looking for novels which explore and expand the possibilities of the form, and are innovative and imaginative in style. The...

Towards the End – launch speech by Philip Mead

Towards the End by Ali Alizadeh was launched by Philip Mead, at the Paperback Bookshop in Melbourne on 20 February, 2020. Below is an edited version of Mead’s launch speech.  Welcome everyone. I’m delighted to be launching this latest collection of Ali...

Towards the End: launch speech by Philip Mead

Pictured: Ali Alizadeh, author of Towards the End Towards the End by Ali Alizadeh was launched by Philip Mead, at the Paperback Bookshop in Melbourne on 20 February, 2020. Below is an edited version of Mead’s launch speech.  Welcome everyone. I’m delighted to be...