PEN Anthology

Published : Wednesday, July 15, 2009

A new anthology of Australian literature—poetry, story, essay, memoir—is launched on 31 July. Its general editor is Nick Jose, and it’s published by Allen & Unwin. The massive work includes pieces by Australian writers whose work had become prominent by…

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Conversation on the plateau

Published : Monday, July 06, 2009

On 30 July (6:30 for 7:00) I’ll be upstairs at Gleebooks conversing with Patrice Newell about The Blue Plateau.

Book a place through Gleebooks; check their site.

Patrice, apart from being the lapsed Maclean’s Girl, a…

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The place for poetic prose

Published : Sunday, July 05, 2009

An extract from The Blue Plateau appeared in The Sydney Morning Herald two weeks back (Spectrum, 20 June). 

Now there’s a nice review (4 July). Claire Scobie thinks my book sets “a new benchmark for nature writing in…

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First review of The Blue Plateau

Published : Tuesday, June 09, 2009

The Blue Plateau got its first review on Saturday (6 June 2009), the day of the brilliant full moon, in The Weekend Australian.

Under the banner “A Natural Way With Words”, Liam Davison had some nice—if sober—things to…

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The Blue Plateau launches

Published : Sunday, June 07, 2009

The Blue Plateau is out this June, and to celebrate its launch Macquarie University is hosting an evening of readings and conversation under the title “The Poetry and Politics of Place”. The event happens on 16 June in the MQU…

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