An election poem

Published : Saturday, October 20, 2007

Australia goes to the polls on Saturday 24 November. Just before the election was called I wrote this, a small election poem:

Plenty

Dandelions break out like lies in the grass. There’s an election

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The Cowshed Series

Published : Saturday, October 20, 2007

From April or May 2008, I hope to run the first of a series of long workshops from my cowshed in Burradoo. I’m calling these “The Cowshed Series.” In time, I plan a poetry workshop. But I plan to start…

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New writing workshops at CCE

Published : Friday, October 19, 2007

This Wednesday, 31 October, I begin teaching two of my writing workshops at The University of Sydney’s Centre for Continuing Education—in the morning, The Creative Writing Workshop, and at night, Writing the Real, my course on literary nonfiction and the…

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My Little Red Writing Book to come out in the US

Published : Monday, September 03, 2007

My book, The Little Red Writing Book (UNSW Press) comes out in the United States and the United Kingdom in July 2008. Its publishers, Cambridge University Press, will, alas, change its name to, perhaps, Writing Well: The Cambridge Guide. (There…

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