Atwood writing sequel to Handmaid's Tale

Margaret Atwood is writing a sequel to her best-selling dystopian novel The Handmaid's Tale that is set to be published next year. The 79-year-old Canadian author tweeted that the book, titled The Testaments, will be set 15 years after the final scene of the original novel from 1985. Three female characters will...

'Stop Adani': Montaigne arrives at ARIAs

Montaigne arrives at the 32nd ARIA Awards at The Star, in Sydney (AAP Image/Dan Himbrechts) Sydney singer Montaigne has arrived at the Australian music industry's night of nights with the words "Stop Adani" emblazoned across her cheeks. The 23-year-old arrived on the ARIAs red carpet on Wednesday, in a floor length, feathered...

Kidman, Jackman lead Aust Oscar hunt

Hollywood awards season is shaping up as a busy one for Australia with Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, Toni Collette and short film director Charles Williams in the hunt for Oscars. NIDA graduate and former Sydney Theatre Company resident designer Fiona Crombie appears almost certain to get an invite to the Academy...