S.A. Jones

S.A. Jones is a Melbourne-based writer, historian and regulatory analyst. She holds a PhD in History from the University of Western Australia and is the author of the novels Red Dress Walking (2008) and Isabelle of the Moon and Stars (2014). She is a regular contributor to Kill Your Darlings.

‘No Softness in this World’: Sarah Drummond’s The Sound

The Age of Entitlement

KYD No.25 teaser: ‘The Age of Entitlement’

The Struggle for Equilibrium: Susan Johnson’s The Landing

Light and Shade: Myfanwy Jones’ Leap

The modern epistolary novel: Annabel Smith’s The Ark

‘Fool the Axis, Use Prophylaxis’: World War II’s anti-venereal disease posters

‘Weather is never just weather’: Sophie Cunningham’s Warning: The Story of Cyclone Tracy

A writing guide for the time poor

Castle Dreaming: Love in Paronella Park

MUBAs and Shakers: The 2013 Most Underrated Book Award

What are we watching here?: Pleasure and pain in Lovelace

The Revolutionary Jesus: Reza Aslan’s Zealot

It’s love and it’s Australian and it’s here: an interview with Donna Ward

Upon my honour

The E.P. Thompson of historical fiction: Amanda Curtin’s Elemental

Weighty Issues: On Fat, Silence and Self-Knowledge

The terrible power of ‘echidna books’: Julienne Van Loon’s Harmless

The epic in the everyday: Iris Lavell’s Elsewhere in Success

Cause for celebration

Poster girl for persistence: Annabel Smith’s Whisky, Charlie, Foxtrot

Smut Detective: Pornography, the Historian and the Law

The Lure of the Literary Pilgrimage

Selling out

A great book

The write skills

What we didn’t know and couldn’t read: Nicole Moore’s The Censor’s Library

A novel approach: creative writing as higher learning?

The stories that numbers tell: Jane Gleeson-White’s Double Entry

History in the service of fiction: Anna Funder’s All That I Am

The Birthing

I mourn the death of story: Andrew Nicoll on The Love and Death of Caterina

A Peanut-Cruncher’s Defence: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes

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