Ashley Kalagian Blunt

Ashley Kalagian Blunt


About Ashley Kalagian Blunt

Ashley Kalagian Blunt is a Sydney-based author. Her first book, My Name Is Revenge, was shortlisted for the 2019 Woollahra Digital Literary Award and was a finalist in the 2018 Carmel Bird Digital Literary Award. Her writing appears in Griffith Review, Westerly, the Australian, Kill Your Darlings, and more. Ashley has appeared at Sydney Writers’ Festival, Story Club, and the National Young Writers’ Festival.


Articles about Ashley Kalagian Blunt

Articles by Ashley Kalagian Blunt

Comfortable and Comforted: The World Was Whole by Fiona Wright

This is a book about the complexities of home, about being unhomed, about the body as home, and about the spaces we work to make home, our dwellings and our neighbourhoods. When life is marred by unbelonging and grief, it is the habits and routines of being homed that bring comfort and even joy.

Genocide A World History by Norman M Naimark book cover

The Crime of Crimes:
Genocide: A World History

'Genocide is distinct from broader terms such as war crimes and crimes against humanity. In Genocide: A World History, Naimark reviews cases of genocide dating to the ancient world, working through the warrior genocides committed by the Crusaders and the Mongols, to the Spanish conquest of the Americas, to what he terms the ‘settler’ genocides that occurred in North America, Africa and Australia.'