Category Archives: Suriname

A Nod from The Australian

Susan Kurosawa at The Australian newspaper has chosen The Riverbones as the best travel memoir of 2009!

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Riverbones shortlisted for the Edna Staebler

The Riverbones has been shortlisted for the 2009 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction. Affectionately known as the “Edna” among those in the know, the $10,000 award focuses on literary, as opposed to purely journalistic, endeavours. Three cheers for that. … More

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Riverbones in paperback

For all those who’ve been waiting for The Riverbones to appear in a tight little package that’ll slip nicely into your backpack, you may all exhale. The paperback! It lives! On sale today.

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Cabin Fever anyone?

Announcing the launch of Cabin Fever, an anthology of long-form narrative non-fiction pieces with one thing in common: all were written by participants in the Literary Journalism Program at the Banff Centre for the Arts. If you don’t know about … More

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And not to be outdone… Brisbane

Ten days after the festivities in Melbourne, The Riverbones will once again be on-stage Down Under, this time at the 2009 Brisbane Writers Festival. Click here for info about all three events: 1. Environmental Sustainability vs. Economic Imperative – Thursday, … More

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