Annette Viesseux's Literary Space – Emerging Writers' Festival special #5

Welcome to my desk. If it looks suspiciously like an office desk, that's because it is one. Hardly glamorous, but certainly functional. This is part of the office the Emerging Writers' Festival occupies in Arts House in North Melbourne until we move to our new home at the Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas. Most of … Continue reading Annette Viesseux's Literary Space – Emerging Writers' Festival special #5

Nathan Shepherdson's Literary Space – Emerging Writers' Festival special #4

  Nathan Shepherdson says... I don't really have a particular place to write.  I've lived at the Glass House Mountains since 1991. It's about one hour north of Brisbane. It is farming community (parts semi-rural/residential) with a collection of small national parks. The main crops are strawberries, pineapples, macadamias, avocados and custard apples. (Pineapples used to … Continue reading Nathan Shepherdson's Literary Space – Emerging Writers' Festival special #4

Stu Hatton's Literary Space – Emerging Writers' Festival Special #3

Stu Hatton says... Where do I write? Pretty much everywhere. Quite often I'll be sitting in the study in our apartment. Desk, computer, chaotic piles of paper, the to-do list that never gets done. This is where 'serious' writing and editing happens. But I try to get away from the computer as much as I … Continue reading Stu Hatton's Literary Space – Emerging Writers' Festival Special #3

Kirk Marshall's Literary Space – Emerging Writers' Festival special #1

Kirk Marshall says... For my part - and in this forum for intimate, writerly expression - I've got to openly submit here to conceding that for the longest time I've resented the contention that a tactile, geographical environment impacts on the quality of an author's work. I do, however, freely and cordially embrace the notion … Continue reading Kirk Marshall's Literary Space – Emerging Writers' Festival special #1