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Emerging Writers’ Festival 2009 is on!

Emerging Writers’ Festival 2009 is on!

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 […]

The Independent Type + other bobs

The Independent Type + other bobs

‘Ello Guvna! * Yesterday I checked out The Independent Type exhibition at the State Library of Victoria. If you’re a word-nerd you will probably enjoy it as much as I did. Highlights were Marcus Clarke’s notebook (c. 1853) where I could make out the line ‘A great deal of middling intellect’; Henry Handel Richardson’s gorgeous […]