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Sydney Writers Festival program out now

April 1, 2011

In case you missed it on Twitter and Facebook (where I do most of my ‘festival program’ linking as there are just too many to blog about), the program for the 2011 Sydney Writers Festival (16-22 May) has been announced. The blurb: ‘The 2011 Sydney Writers’ Festival proudly presents some of the world’s finest poets, […]

Joe Meno coming to Sydney Writers Festival (and some event updates)

Joe Meno coming to Sydney Writers Festival (and some event updates)

April 9, 2010 1 Comment

The program for Sydney Writers Festival, which runs May 15 to 23, was revealed today. I’m still deciding on whether I’m going to make it up to Sydney for it or not, as I do have involvement in the Emerging Writers Festival here in Melbourne (for which the program is released on April 22). I had a […]

Big fat round-up post + May haiku comp winners

Big fat round-up post + May haiku comp winners

June 7, 2009 5 Comments

Hey gang. Are you cool? Be cool. Only got about a quarter of the response to this month’s haiku comp – doh! The them was ‘the richness of the internet’. Thinking I might have to do it only every two months, or perhaps the topic was hard? Nonetheless, there were a few good’uns. The winner […]

Emerging Writers’ Festival 2009 is on!

Emerging Writers’ Festival 2009 is on!

May 24, 2009 6 Comments

Friday was the opening night of the Emerging Writers’ Festival, called The First Word. There were performances by Josephine Rowe (spellbinding, as usual), Maxine Clarke (powerful) and The List Operators (hilarious), plus more. There was a ‘Call to Arms’ by comic book writer Shane McCarthy – in which he basically said: if you’re a writer, you’re a […]