Sarah Ayoub on <em>The Year Book Committee</em>, Writing and Diversity
Interview / Writing

Sarah Ayoub on The Year Book Committee, Writing and Diversity

Stella Schools Ambassador, Sarah Ayoub, chats with Blogger in Residence, Nalini Haynes, about writing, diversity and representation. Can you tell us a little bit about your novel The Yearbook Committee? In an inner-western Sydney private school, five students work on the school’s yearbook; most come from wealthy families except one scholarship student. It kicks off … Continue reading

Zana Fraillon on <em>The Bone Sparrow</em>, Refugees and Representation
Interview / Writing

Zana Fraillon on The Bone Sparrow, Refugees and Representation

Our Blogger in Residence, Nalini Haynes, sat down with Zana Fraillon to discuss her hauntingly beautiful, timely, heart-wrenching novel, The Bone Sparrow, about a refugee in an Australian detention centre.  What can you tell us about The Bone Sparrow? A young boy, Subhi, was born in an Australian detention centre. He imagines the sea comes up to … Continue reading