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Indigenous Language Intensive, Day Two with Bruce Pascoe

Yesterday was Day Two of the Indigenous Language Intensive program organised by Writers Victoria.  Our facilitator was author, educator and researcher Bruce Pascoe who has Bunurong, Tasmanian and Yuin Indigenous heritage. 1,254 more words

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A day at an Indigenous Language Intensive workshop ...

I have had a lovely day today.

It’s always a privilege for me to be in the company of writers, and it was especially so for me today because I got to meet Michelle Scott-Tucker in person (and I am so excited… 1,078 more words

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Christina Stead Week November 14-20 2016

Christina Stead (1902-1983) was a major Australian novelist who wrote twelve novels and several collections of short stories.  She was described by the New Yorker as ‘the most extraordinary woman novelist …since Virginia Woolf’ and Saul Bellow thought she was… 375 more words

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Expressions of Interest: Christina Stead Week (November?)

Following on from the recent success of #ReadingRhys week hosted by Jacqui at Jacqui Wine’s Journal and Eric at the Lonesome Reader, I am wondering if there would be interest in a Christina Stead week?  271 more words

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2016 Melbourne Jewish Writers Festival Monday 23/5/16

Alas, I only got to one session at today’s Melbourne Jewish Writers Festival.  There was a bit of a sound glitch at my second session so I headed off to the temptations of the refreshment tent while they sorted it out and found myself distracted by good company and then the excitement of actually meeting the Israeli author Nir Baram and also Bram Presser ( 1,098 more words

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2016 Melbourne Jewish Writers Festival Sunday 22/5/16

I’ve had a fabulous day at the Melbourne Jewish Writers Festival, a day which lived up to expectations in every way.

Despite the early start there was a good turnout to hear Ros Collins read from her  memoir… 1,393 more words

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2016 Melbourne Jewish Writers Festival

Just a reminder to Melbourne readers that the Melbourne Jewish Writers Festival starts this weekend (May 21-23)!

This year the theme is ‘As it is written” and there are some fabulous events to attend. 304 more words

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