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The Beautiful Room is Empty – Edmund White  

  On Genre expectations. The Beautiful Room is Empty has sat on my bookshelf for years. I finally decided to read it when I was researching the genre of Künstlerroman. … Continue reading

May 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Monica Lewinski – the price of shame

If you use the internet – in any capacity – read news online, tweet, comment on forums, you need to watch this. Monica Lewinski gives a TED talk about the … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

Upcoming Events

Twilight Talk, Art Gallery of Ballarat. Wednesday June 17, 5.00pm. Gold coin entry. I will be discussing women cartographers of WWII who were based at Villa Fortuna mansion in Bendigo. This is … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Manuscript Assessment

Last month I hit two scary milestones – my baby turned 1 and started childcare, and my novel went out on its own for a manuscript assessment. The first day … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · 4 Comments

Poetry Performances at Ballarat Bergonia Festival.

Ballarat Writers has once again teamed up with Federation Uni to create a wonderful ekphrastic poetry event. This time the Ballarat Council and Writers Victoria have also joined the group … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 2 Comments

Getting back to blogging

I have to admit that this blog has taken a little bit of a back seat over the last few years. There are a few reasons. Firstly, I have bought … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · 3 Comments

Writing and Loss

Melville Caves – A favourite camping place with my grandparents Over these last few months I have experienced the death of two people who were close to me. In the … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Writers Festival in July

I’m pleased to announce that while I have resigned from my duties at Ballarat Writers this year, I’ve agreed to help out with publicity for the fantastic upcoming Death in July … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Who were the feminists before Peppa Pig?

After this week’s Piers Ackerman Peppa Pig fiasco I got thinking about feminism in kid’s show.

December 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

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