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The Book that Changed Me

The opening session at the Newcastle Writers Festival was titled The Book that Changed Me with Helen Garner, Michael Robotham and Jessica Rudd in conversation with Caroline Baum. 792 more words


38. A Book Set in Australia

This is another one of those cross category books. It could have been non fiction, or mystery, recommended by a family member, or written by a female author. 461 more words


Newcastle Writers Festival 20-22 March

This year’s lineup at the 2015 Newcastle Writers Festival at Newcastle City Hall will thrill any book lover. A taste of the talent: Helen Garner, Marion Halligan, Favel Parrett, Bob Brown, Michael Robotham, Les Murray, and proudly standing alongside them are locals Claire Dunn, Wendy James, Ed Wright, Jean Kent, Michael Sala, Judy Johnson… 114 more words


More Writing and Publishing Opportunities - 2015 Alan Marshall Short Story Award

Entries are NOW OPEN – Enter your short story.

Winners share a prize pool worth over $5,000 in cash plus professional development.

For more information and to enter go to… 324 more words


Monkey Grip - Helen Garner

In searching for inspiration from writers who really speak to me, I can’t help but keep coming back to Helen Garner. There’s something about the simplicity and unadorned way she writes about human relationships that I just love. 715 more words


Thoughts (rhapsodising) on Helen Garner's Monkey Grip

It’s been a long time since I’ve read a book I loved in the same way I loved this book. I love Angela Carter’s writing. I would read anything, any day by Haruki Murakami. 505 more words