Writing Without Borders

Published : Thursday, May 29, 2008

A good thing happened at the launch of Michelle Cahill’s Poetry Without Borders back in May.

One of the poets with work in the volume, Isil Cosar, recognised me (from the author headshot inside The Little Red Writing…

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The Little Green Grammar Book

Published : Thursday, May 29, 2008

I’ve finished writing The Little Green Grammar Book, which does for grammar and usage what The Little Red Writing Bookdid for composition and style.

The book is in editing now. UNSW Press have it slated for release in…

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Sri Lankan Writing Retreat

Published : Thursday, May 29, 2008

I’m delighted to announce that I’ve been asked to lead a writing retreat/workshop to Sri Lanka this October (2008).

The retreat runs from 1 to 13 October. It takes place mostly in the Sri Lankan highlands, some of…

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Cowshed Class Two (July to September 2008)

Published : Thursday, May 29, 2008

The second cowshed class for 2008 will start on Saturday 12 July and run till 27 September. (See the entry under “Teaching” for a discussion of cowshed classes and for some testimonials; take a look at some pictures in Gallery.)…

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New Work

Published : Thursday, May 29, 2008

It feels to me like I spent the first four months of this year reading the 150 nonfiction entries in the 2008 New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards, writing The Little Green Grammar Book (UNSW Press, September 2008), and turning…

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