Reading books from people with diverse backgrounds is good for kids.
Video games present players with rich and immersive digital worlds.
African literary prizes are slowly becoming more relevant and richer, thanks to writers organising on the continent.
When writing for adults, authors look towards capturing the five senses – sight, sounds, touch, taste and smell. When writing for children, however, writers should apply these story senses.
We compiled a list of the 15 most commonly cited books taught by English teachers we surveyed. It contains only two Australian writers, neither of which are Indigenous.
Stories like 'Romeo and Juliet,' 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Jane Eyre' are still relevant today.
The Southern Ocean, as artists have uncovered, is also a treasure trove of cultural narratives.
Our responsibility to consider how the future might look for generations to come requires imagination.
The author has returned to Gilead, 35 years after the original novel was published.
If you were in charge of the new parliamentary book club, what Australian book would you want your representative to read? Our experts weigh in.
Memorising poetry is a kind of long-term investment. To take a poem with us so we can truly know it, we must know it by heart.
In some ways, perhaps Morrison is even more relevant in South African universities today than she's ever been.
In her creative and critical work, Toni Morrison sought to remap the contours of American literature and culture.
While clear-eyed about the country's injustices, Melville never succumbed to cynicism. On the author's bicentennial, American readers could use a dose of his ability to fuse realism with idealism.
Irene Clarke, Claire Pratt, Anna Porter and Bella Pomer were among the women who changed the face of Canadian publishing. Their achievements deserve our attention.
Reading fiction can increase your empathy and reading fiction translated from another language can improve your cross-cultural understanding. Why not let a book transport you?
Women have been there in their imaginations.
How important is the identity of an author? Can a novelist ever really 'become' someone else?
Since 2011, Button Poetry has offered a large number of powerful poetic performances that reveal the plurality of individual stories in the United States.
The influence of digital technology is most significant in how we experience culture and identity. Think about the use of streaming media.