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.

Books & Writing

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

Commentary

The Age of Entitlement

News

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

Books & Writing

The Struggle for Equilibrium: Susan Johnson’s The Landing

Books & Writing

Light and Shade: Myfanwy Jones’ Leap

Books & Writing

The modern epistolary novel: Annabel Smith’s The Ark

Books & Writing

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

Books & Writing

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

Books & Writing

A writing guide for the time poor

Commentary

Castle Dreaming: Love in Paronella Park

Books & Writing

MUBAs and Shakers: The 2013 Most Underrated Book Award

Film & TV

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

Books & Writing

The Revolutionary Jesus: Reza Aslan’s Zealot

Books & Writing

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

Politics & Society

Upon my honour

Books & Writing

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

Commentary

Weighty Issues: On Fat, Silence and Self-Knowledge

Books & Writing

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

Books & Writing

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

Politics & Society

Cause for celebration

Books & Writing

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

Commentary

Smut Detective: Pornography, the Historian and the Law

Books & Writing

The Lure of the Literary Pilgrimage

Books & Writing

Selling out

Books & Writing

A great book

Books & Writing

The write skills

Books & Writing

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

Books & Writing

A novel approach: creative writing as higher learning?

Books & Writing

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

Books & Writing

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

Commentary

The Birthing

Interviews

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

Commentary

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

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