No Enemies No Friends by Allan Behm on best-of lists for 2022 book releases!

From 30 December 2022 12 Must Have Books And Podcasts For Leaders In 2023 Michael Sheldrick, Contributor Global Citizen, Contributor Group No Enemies No Friends: Restoring Australia’s Global Relevance, by Allan Behm Talking of Australia’s role, I greatly enjoyed reading Behm’s No Enemies, No Friends, after it was recommended to me by a friend […]

Gift Cards!

Hello! If you are a seasonal gift-giving type and you are having trouble after leaving your decisions too late, here’s an idea. Order an Upswell book as a gift and I’ll send you this gift card (print and give) and send the books to your loved one (or even a little bit loved) immediately or […]

Letter from Sue Orr to readers of her novel Loop Tracks

Upswell Subscriber letters series 2022 Loop Tracks germinated at lunchtime on a Friday, late in 2016, in a swish Japanese restaurant in Auckland, New Zealand. We were a group of girlfriends having a rare catch up. All the details of that afternoon are as clear in my memory now as they were on the day. […]

Letter from Marjon Mossammaparast to her readers

Upswell Subscriber letters 2022  March 2022  I knew Marjon’s name (it is very distinctively long!) from her first book of poems from 2018 when I received an email from her offering this manuscript to me during a flight to Sydney in April 2021. I was travelling to visit a beloved friend after dramatic surgery and […]

Notes on Form by Stuart Barnes

Given the extraordinary attention to different poetic forms displayed so thrillingly in Stuart Barnes’s forthcoming volume Like to the Lark (February 2023), he has added this note at the end of the book. We are reproducing it here alongside Stuart’s conversation with Meesha Williams in the brand-new Upswell Podcast series. Notes on Form Stuart Barnes […]