The Balcony

Published : Sunday, September 14, 2008

On Friday night (12 September) I went along to the launch—a generous and smart and well tempered launch—of poet Robert Gray’s prose poem of a memoir, The Land I Came Through Last , at Lesley McKay’s Bookshop in Woollahra.

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The Road South

Published : Sunday, September 14, 2008

On Saturday, 27 September, my friend Geraldine Turner is launching my first collection—a selection really—of poems, The Road South, at Berrima.

The Road South is a CD, produced and published by River Road Press; on it I read…

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The Blue Plateau Finds a Home

Published : Sunday, September 14, 2008

It’s good at last to be able to write this: Alex Payne has signed my book, The Blue Plateau, to UQP (the University of Queensland Press), and the book will appear in May 2009.

We’ll launch it at…

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Writing Well Arrives

Published : Sunday, September 14, 2008

imageWriting Well: the Essential Guide was published in the US and the rest of the English-speaking world in late August. Writing Well is really The Little

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The Faithful Writer

Published : Friday, May 30, 2008

On 2 August, I’ll be speaking at The Faithful Writer, a conference for writers and aspiring writers interested in the uses of the literary arts in their spiritual lives. The Faithful Writer happens at New College, The University of New…

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