18 June 2007

NEWSLETTER - AustLit News June/July 2007

This huge, informative newsletter from AustLit includes updates about the Australian Multicultural Writers information subset.

It talks about material available from Merlinda Bobis, Suneeta Peres da Costa, Michelle de Kretser, and Shaun Tan (esp with Tan's new publication, The Arrival).

>> View the full newsletter on the AustLit site HERE.


For those who've never encountered AustLit:
AustLit is a non-profit collaboration between eleven Australian Universities and the National Library of Australia providing authoritative information on hundreds of thousands of creative and critical Australian literature works relating to more than 94,000 Australian authors and literary organisations. Its coverage spans 1780 to the present day.

AustLit indexes and describes Australian literature published in a range of print and electronic information sources. It also makes available selected critical articles and creative writing in full text. Researchers, bibliographers and librarians, working around the country, gather information about Australian writers and writing, providing authoritative information on and facilitating access to Australian literature.