What I read on my holidays

Published : Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Over Christmas, I’ve been reading, among other things, and between overs in the cricket, three new books from a series on the art of poetry.

The books are published by Graywolf; the series is “The Art of”; the…

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Perth and the Pilbara

Published : Tuesday, January 05, 2010

At the Perth Writers’ Festival this year (25 February to 1 March) I’m running a short version of The Little Red Writing Workshop; I’m reading poetry with Robert Gray and Sam Wagan Watson; I’m a guerilla poet (so watch out);…

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The Cool Web

Published : Tuesday, January 05, 2010

On Saturday 21 November I launched Judith Beveridge’s new poetry collection, Storm and Honey, at Gleebooks in Sydney.

Judy is one of Australia’s finest poets, so to launch her fine new collection of lyric poems and dramatic monologues,…

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Workshops at Olvar Wood

Published : Tuesday, January 05, 2010

I’ll be running two workshops at the beautiful Olvar Wood writers’ retreat, near Brisbane, this year: one in poetry (16–18 April); one in nature writing (9–11 July).

Poetry: http://www.olvarwood.com.au/Olvar/Intensives/Poetry.html

Nature writing: http://www.olvarwood.com.au/Olvar/Workshops/NatureWritingWorkshop.html

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Weekend Cowshed Classes

Published : Tuesday, January 05, 2010

As well as the cowshed classes that run 13 March–22 May and 17 July–25 September 2010, I’m offering some one-day workshops, and a couple of weekend masterclasses, in the cowshed this year.

1. A Little Bit of Grammar…

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