A Poet’s Guide to Climate Change

Published : Saturday, December 29, 2012

My talk “A Poet’s Guide to Climate Change” plays on Radio National tomorrow (Sunday 30 December 2012) at 9:45 am.

Here’s the link: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/ockhamsrazor/a-poet27s-guide-to-climate-change/4426198

You can read and download the transcript there; after 30 December,…

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“Margaret River Sestets” wins the Cardiff Poetry Prize 2012—Makes the Landscape “flame and sing”

Published : Tuesday, December 04, 2012

In June my poem “Margaret River Sestets” was announced as the winner of this year’s Cardiff International Poetry Prize for 2012.
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http://www.literaturewales.org/news/i/141526/

The prize attracts entries from all over the world, and…

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Whose common wealth is this anyway?

Published : Monday, December 10, 2012

It seems we—and the land we say we love so much—dodged a bullet on Friday (7 December 2012). But only narrowly, and possibly not for long. (The States of Australia want the Commonwealth to hand back environmental protection powers to…

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Not Even in Someone Else’s Backyard

Published : Tuesday, October 02, 2012

Because coal-seam gas mining is an unseemly idea anywhere, in particular in the water catchment of the Warragamba; because fracking is a violent extractive process; because the miners’ claims about the benign impact of fracking on the watertable are implausible…

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True Story

Published : Friday, July 27, 2012

Annette Hughes has been running Reality Bites, a festival of literary nonfiction, in Cooroy, in the Noosa Hinterland, since 2008.

This year’s festival kicks off tonight in Cooroy. And at the launch, the winner of a new prize…

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