Eggshell Skull revisited’, News and Reviews, 9 April 2024 [Paywalled]

‘My addiction to dystopias’, News and Reviews, 6 March 2024 [Paywalled]

‘The cost of this housing crisis: Alan Kohler’s Quarterly Essay ‘The Great Divide”, News and Reviews, 31 January 2024 [Paywalled]


‘Astrid has strong opinions about the new novels from Melissa Broder and Jesmyn Ward’, News and Reviews, 6 December 2023 [Paywalled]

‘Lore vs Law: Alexis Wright’s Praiseworthy’, Times Literary Supplement, 1 December 2023, [Paywalled]

‘The Meanjin that might have been’, News and Reviews, 8 November 2023 [Paywalled]

‘Love in the Time of Colonisation’, News and Reviews, 11 October 2023 [Paywalled]

‘Reinventing Storytelling One Book at a Time: Rebecca Kuang’s Yellowface, Babel, and more’, News and Reviews, 2 August 2023 [Paywalled]

‘Helen Garner’s uncomfortable spare room’, News and Reviews, 28 June 2023 [Paywalled]

Yellowjackets: matriarchy, savagery, and 1990s nostalgia’, News and Reviews, 26 April 2023

‘Eda Gunaydin on precarity and her Turkish inheritance’, News and Reviews, 19 April 2023 [Paywalled]

‘The Aftermath: Stephanie Bishop’s alluring new novel’, Australian Book Review, April 2023

‘Astrid Edwards on Australian Literary Prizes: Problems and Cultures and Plans’, News and Reviews, 22 March 2023 [Paywalled]

‘Shady at best, arrogant at worst: Astrid Edwards discusses Garner’s diary trilogy’, News and Reviews, 18 January 2023 [Paywalled]


‘Should Margaret Atwood have won The Booker Prize in 2019? Astrid Edwards says the answer is ‘no’’, News and Reviews, 16 November 2022 [Paywalled]

‘What the books you read as a child say about you years later’, The Age, 19 August 2022

‘Audio evolutions: Siobhán McHugh on podcasting’, Australian Book Review, April 2022

‘Lisa Taddeo: Animal Instinct’, February 2022, The Big Issue


‘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


‘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 Dja Dja Wurrung people as the Traditional Owners of the land on which I live and work.

I respectfully recognise Elders past, present and future.

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