Alison Croggon Longlisted for the 2021 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award

We’re delighted to announce that Monsters: a reckoning by Alison Croggon has been longlisted for the 2021 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award.

Monsters is a deeply personal memoir from one of Australia’s most highly regarded critics. It is a hybrid of memoir and essay that takes as its point of departure the painful breakdown of a relationship between two sisters. It explores how our attitudes are shaped by the persisting myths that underpin colonialism and patriarchy, how the structures we are raised within splinter and distort the possibilities of our lives and the lives of others. Monsters asks how we maintain the fictions that we create about ourselves, what we will sacrifice to maintain these fictions — and what we have to gain by confronting them.

Congratulations to Alison and all the longlisted authors.

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