'Giant of journalism Joan Didion is gone, and she's left me angry', 25 December 2021, Sydney Morning Herald

'Education and elitism under the microscope in new Bri Lee book', The Age, 23 June 2021

Contributor to Growing up Disabled in Australia edited by Carly Findlay, (February 2021) Black Inc


'A Lonely Girl Is A Dangerous Thing by Jessie Tu', Australian Book Review, August 2020

'Mammoth by Chris Flynn', Australian Book Review, May 2020

'Stone Sky Gold Mountain by Mirandi Riwoe', Kill Your Darlings, 9 April 2020

'Below Deck by Sophie Hardcastle', Australian Book Review, April 2020

'Timely Medicine: One doctor's piercing look at our system of healthcare', The Age, 14 March 2020

'The Wandering by Intan Paramaditha', Kill Your Darlings, 11 March 2020

'Essays of exploration and revelation prompt thoughts of all kinds', The Age, 18 January 2020


'Grand Union: Stories by Zadie Smith', Australian Book Review, December 2019

'Beauty', The Saturday Paper, 23 November 2019

'The Uninhabitable Earth: Life after warming by David Wallace-Wells', 'China Dependence', AFA7, Australian Foreign Affairs, October 2019

'Three Women', Australian Book Review, October 2019

'Bruce Pascoe: The storyteller of ancient and modern', The Age, 10 August 2019

'Powerful stories that confront Black Saturday fires and their legacy', The Age, 13 July 2019

'Stop Being Reasonable', The Saturday Paper, 18 May 2019

'Astrid Edwards reviews Diving into Glass by Caro Llewellyn', Australian Book Review, April 2019

'The Orchardist's Daughter review: Karen Viggers' novel of domestic abuse', The Sydney Morning Herald, 9 March 2019

'What if Harry Potter had been a girl? The new series to share with your kids', Future Women, 28 February 2019

'Why you should know Stella Miles Franklin's name', Future Women, 8 February 2019


'The Butcherbird Stories review: A. S. Patric's expansive short fiction', The Age, 21 December 2018

Michelle de Kretser et al., 'Books of the Year 2018'Australian Book Review, December 2018

'Astrid Edwards reviews Boys Will Be Boys by Clementine Ford', Australian Book Review, November 2018 [paywall]

'Leigh Sales: Admitting doubt, reflecting on mistakes and striving to be better', Future Women, October 2018 [paywall]

'Any Ordinary Day review: Leigh Sales and negotiations with sudden grief'The Sydney Morning Herald, 19 October 2018

'Her Agenda: Michelle de Kretser', Future Women, October 2018 [paywall]

'Astrid Edwards reviews Dunera Lives: Volume 1: A Visual History by Ken Inglis, Seumas Spark, and Jay Winter with Carol Bunyan'Australian Book Review, September 2018 [paywall]

'Book review: The Unmapped Mind - Christian Donlan', 26 July 2018, MS Australia

'What judges think when judging competitions', 5 June 2018, Writers Victoria

'Reading shared experiences 'like finding a friend', 1 March 2018, Writers Victoria


'This invisible disease can be beaten if we look hard'Herald Sun, 27 May 2015 [paywall]

'When health policy is ill'Policy Forum, 27 May 2015

'Putting it into words: What it feels like to have MS'Elephant Journal,10 February 2015 [published under the pseudonym LadywithMS]


'The memory of a dead lover', Elephant Journal, 17 June 2013 [published under the pseudonym Ava Graham Millar]

I acknowledge the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nations as the Traditional Owners of the land on which I work. I respectfully recognise Elders past, present and future.

Sovereignty was never ceded. It always was and always will be Aboriginal land.