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Portrait of Jemma Birrel in The Saturday Paper

You can read my portrait of Jemma Birrell, artistic director of the Sydney Writer’s Festival in The Saturday Paper¬†here.

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The art of asking: Amanda Palmer

On Tuesday I attended Amanda Palmer: The Art of Asking, a Sydney Writers’ Festival event. And I have photos to prove it!

Amongst Amanda’ guests were local writer Tara Moss as well as Neil Gaiman. 102 more words


Instant Beauty.

The other night I drove to get a takeaway meal to share with the Handsome Sidekick for our tea, and the national radio station was replaying… 975 more words

2014 Prime Minister's Literary Awards

Last night the 2014 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards were announced in Melbourne¬†and handed out by the Prime Minister and the Minister for the Arts. At the awards Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced the establishment of the Book Council of Australia with the aim to “promote good reading as well as good writing”. 580 more words

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