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1 Traumarchy Ceridwen Spark , 2018 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 403 2018; (p. 54-55)

— Review of Traumata Meera Anne Atkinson , 2018 single work autobiography

'At first glance, Traumata seems to provide an exception to the rule not to judge a book by its cover. Featuring photos of the author’s mother, a woman in her forties, alongside photos of the young Atkinson on the precipice of adolescence, the cover portrays the filial relationship that is central in this memoir. But Atkinson’s exploration is much more kaleidoscopic than the cover suggests. While the familial bonds and betrayal hinted at in these pictures are evident in the book, the author is chiefly concerned with what lies outside the frame: namely, the social forces that shape our selves and our intimate relationships.' (Introduction)

1 Bimbimpap Ceridwen Spark , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December no. 397 2017; (p. 39)

— Review of The Book Of Thistles Noëlle Janaczewska , 2017 single work prose

'Every Saturday around Australia, the suburbs hum with the sound of lawnmowers. While cutting grass, the mowers simultaneously decapitate the milk thistles (also known as sow thistles) that sprout in most gardens around the country. But this rude beheading is little more than an inconvenience from which these hardy plants soon recover. Perhaps this is why, despite their benign name, milk thistles rate a mention on the webpage of a company that is synonymous with weedkillers. The Roundup page describes milk thistles as ‘a common weed’ that ‘can reach over two meters if not controlled’. Given the apparent threat, the solution to managing these seemingly triffid-like proportions appears obvious and unavoidable. Homeowners must take part in the ‘war on weeds’.' (Introduction)

1 Truth Under Siege Ceridwen Spark , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 1-2 April 2006; (p. 20-21)

— Review of Black Widow Sandy McCutcheon , 2006 single work novel
1 Streetfighting Man Ceridwen Spark , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 March 2006; (p. 20-21)

— Review of Shadowboxing Tony Birch , 2006 selected work short story
1 Talent in His Nature Ceridwen Spark , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 October 2005; (p. 20-21)

— Review of An Accidental Terrorist Steven Lang , 2005 single work novel
1 A Close Look at the Oldest Trick in the Book Ceridwen Spark , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 15 October 2005; (p. 12-13)

— Review of In My Skin : A Memoir Kate Holden , 2005 single work autobiography ; The House at Number 10 Dorothy Johnston , 2005 single work novel
1 The Language of Evil Ceridwen Spark , 2005 single work essay
— Appears in: The Age , 8 October 2005; (p. 8)
'Western culture's attempt to explain human wickedness in psychiatric terms does little to enlighten us.'
1 A Year of Reading Voraciously A. P. Riemer , Jason Steger , Daphne Guinness , Michael Sexton , Meg Sorensen , Bruce Elder , Ruth Wajnryb , Matthew Ricketson , Malcolm Knox , Ceridwen Spark , Martin Duwell , Van Ikin , Helen Greenwood , Sue Turnbull , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 December 2004; (p. 10-11)
Sydney Morning Herald reviewers provide a brief overview of their favourite books for 2004. Many of the titles included are by Australian writers.
1 A Whale of a Tale with Tropical Punch Ceridwen Spark , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 27-28 November 2004; (p. 11)

— Review of The Reef Di Morrissey , 2004 single work novel
1 A Shining Light to Show the Way Ceridwen Spark , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 1-2 May 2004; (p. 14)

— Review of Home Larissa Behrendt , 2004 single work novel
1 A Lasting Impression Ceridwen Spark , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Autumn no. 174 2004; (p. 134-135)

— Review of Fresh Cuttings : A Celebration of Fiction and Poetry From UQP's Black Writing Series 2003 anthology poetry extract ; Blacklines : Contemporary Critical Writing by Indigenous Australians 2003 anthology criticism essay
1 Sex and the Somebody Ceridwen Spark , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 April 2004; (p. 3a)

— Review of Geography Sophie Cunningham , 2004 single work novel
1 Sites of Resistance Ceridwen Spark , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 260 2004; (p. 19)

— Review of Very Big Journey : My Life as I Remember It Hilda Jarman Muir , 2004 single work autobiography
1 Pain of Biblical Proportions Ceridwen Spark , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6-7 March 2004; (p. 11)

— Review of The Submerged Cathedral Charlotte Wood , 2004 single work novel
1 Power Switches off a Family Track Ceridwen Spark , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 March 2004; (p. 2a)

— Review of The Philosopher's Doll Amanda Lohrey , 2004 single work novel
1 Discreet Insights Ceridwen Spark , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 258 2004; (p. 10)

— Review of Paddy's Road : Life Stories of Patrick Dodson Kevin James Keeffe , 2003 single work life story
1 Direct Approach to Spirit Levels Ceridwen Spark , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26-28 December 2003; (p. 26)

— Review of Haunted Earth Peter Read , 2003 single work prose
1 Life and Love of a Mute Agoraphobic Ceridwen Spark , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 11 October 2003; (p. 5)

— Review of The Secret Cure Sue Woolfe , 2003 single work novel
1 Lactating Moms Ceridwen Spark , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June-July no. 252 2003; (p. 47)

— Review of Fresh Milk : The Secret Life of Breasts Fiona Giles , 2003 single work prose
1 Image is All in a Boy's Own Story Ceridwen Spark , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 17 May 2003; (p. 4)

— Review of Fantastic Street David Kelly , 2003 single work novel
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