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Helen Garner on writers and writing (in Everywhere I look)

As I promised in my main review of Helen Garner’s engaging book of essays and jottings, Everywhere I look, I am here doing a little follow-up post on her discussions of other writers. 1,097 more words

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Helen Garner, Everywhere I look (Review)

I was very sad to come to the end of Helen Garner’s latest essay collection, Everywhere I look. It was such a joy – such a joy – to read.  1,217 more words

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7 zines by aussie chicks

Jenna Templeton introduces us to the world of independent press called zines.

What is a zine you ask? A zine (pronounced ‘zeen’) is a self-published publication that’s created by independent creatives, writers, artists and photographers. 546 more words

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An Interview With Writer R.T. Truehall


R.T. Truehall is the author of Not Dead; here is a link to her website:



Q: What is, Not Dead about?


A: Not Dead is—in a nutshell—about vampires.  1,560 more words

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Event: Australian Writers in New York panel discussion, August 4

How do you make it as a writer in New York City?

Join authors Georgia Clark, Lexi Frieman and Rachel Hills for an honest and inspiring conversation about writing, editing and thriving in the Big Apple. 401 more words


Larissa Behrendt, Under skin, in blood (Review)

In my last review – that for Ali Cobby Eckermann’s Ruby Moonlight – I shared the following lines:

Jack knows the remainder of the conversation…

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Ali Cobby Eckermann, Ruby Moonlight (Review)

Ali Cobby Eckermann has been on my radar for a while, so when Lisa announced her 2016 Indigenous Literature Week, I decided Eckermann’s verse novel… 924 more words

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