Dorothy Johnston

About me

Dorothy Johnston is an Australian novelist, short story writer and reviewer, with eight published novels to date. She is relatively new to historical fiction, and keen to develop her understanding and appreciation.

From my website

the birdman’s wife

My double review of the bird man’s wife by Melissa Ashley and The Atomic Weight of Love by Elizabeth J. Church was published in the Fairfax newspapers last weekend.       Seeing the covers together like this, it’s clear that both novels are about birds. the bird man’s wife tells…

Christina Stead Week – my review of For Love Alone

To celebrate Christina Stead week this year, Lisa Hill at ANZ Litlovers is hosting a selection of reviews and appreciations of Stead’s work. As my contribution, I’ve written an appreciation, rather than an objective review of For Love Alone. For Love Alone meant a great deal to me when I…

Cobargo here we come!

  On October 7, eight female crime and mystery writers will converge on Cobargo, just inland from Bermagui on the NSW coast, to take part in their inaugural crime convention. http://fourwinds.com.au/whats-on/sisters-in-crime/ The writers are an eclectic mix, from a gynaecologist living in far north Queensland, Caroline de Costa, to a…

 
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