Thuy On

Thuy On is Reviews Editor of ArtsHub and an arts journalist, critic and poet who’s written for a range of publications including The Guardian, The Saturday Paper, Sydney Review of Books, The Australian, The Age/SMH and Australian Book Review. She was the books editor of The Big issue for 8 years. Her first book, a collection of poetry called Turbulence, came out in 2020 and was published by University of Western Australia Press (UWAP). Her next collection, Decadence, was published in July 2022, also by UWAP. Twitter: @thuy_on

Thuy's Latest Articles

Features

Co-authoring: twice as fun or double the trouble?

What are some of the issues and complexities about writing a book with another author or even several authors?

Opinions & Analysis

Literary judging: take a look behind the scenes

ArtsHub answers some frequently asked questions about literary judging.

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Features

Mills & Boon: How to write steamy scenes

Four Mills & Boon Australian authors offer tips on how to write racy copy.

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Features

Literary speed dating: swipe left or right?

Do you think you may be a good candidate for a three-minute power pitch to publishers and agents?

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Q&A

So you want my arts job: physical comedy and clown teacher

Drawing from over 20 years' experience, Clare Bartholomew divulges what it means to be a physical comedy and clown teacher.

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Q&A

Publishing trends from US perspective

Topical literary trends from a US perspective.

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Career Advice

So you want my arts job: Bibliotherapist

Though bibliotherapy is an ancient practice it's not particularly well-known, says Dr Susan McLaine, a practitioner of over 18 years…

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News

Braille: embossed dots literacy

Braille offers another accessibility option for readers, but what are the latest news and innovations for the system?

Features

Found in translation

To the uninitiated, the prospect of having your book translated into different languages is daunting and exciting, but how does…

Features

Slush pile success stories

Among the pile of unsolicited manuscripts, occasionally a couple will be picked up for publication. Here are some stories of…

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