In case you missed it on Twitter and Facebook (where I do most of my 'festival program' linking as there are just too many to blog about), the program for the 2011 Sydney Writers Festival (16-22 May) has been announced. The blurb: 'The 2011 Sydney Writers' Festival proudly presents some of the world's finest poets, … Continue reading Sydney Writers Festival program out now
Pictured: The Fictitious Woman readers at the Dig Cafe: Eleanor Marney, Zoe Dattner (behind, who chaired), Carmel Bird, Cate Kennedy, Tiggy Johnson, Janet Barker, Josephine Rowe and moi. The inaugural Newstead Short Story Tattoo took place 15 to 17 May 2009. We gathered, we listened, we absorbed, we read, we learnt, we escaped, we were … Continue reading Newstead Short Story Tattoo
Although I'm taking my laptop this weekend, I may not be online. If you would like to keep up to date on the Newstead Short Story Tattoo (or just my silly and possibly drunken adventures) follow my Twitter feed - I can update from my mobile phone (but not check any replies). If you are … Continue reading Off to Newstead
http://www.xtranormal.com/players/jwplayer.swfhttp://www.xtranormal.com/players/embedded-xnl-stats.swf N.B. I chose a British accent simply because the Australian one could not pronounce some of the words. And cheers to Overland and Meanjin for bringing this site to my attention. Now, to some links for the week... Happy Mother's Day! My Mum is amazing and I love her to bits, but for something … Continue reading Feeling a little drawn…
Hey lit-sexies, a brief round-up this weekend, because, as you know from the previous post I'm up to my neck in my own words (up to my forehead, really, being a bit suffocated by them). I'm half-way through the rewrite, and it's going alright, but to be completely, searingly honest - it's really, really hard … Continue reading Loco
I'm spending my Saturday making bookmarks for the blog to give out at the Format Festival next month (as it's a DIY festival, I thought crafty-collage-style bookmarks would be apt). They'll be on different colour cardboards with words, little images I like, and gel-pen artwork! It's so much fun - I haven't done craft for … Continue reading I've Joined the Twits, the Dead (or Undead) and More Festivals!