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10 things about Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2009

10 things about Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2009

Angela Meyer October 18, 2009 4 Comments

After Ruby J Murray’s On Writing in the World: Ten Things About Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2009. 1. Flying over the top end – veiny, crater-filled land, mercury lakes and billabongs. The corny sea creature carpet at Darwin airport where there’s a smoking area and men in matching shirts drinking VB. Realising in the […]

All the somebody people (a round-up of some lit stuff going on here, there, everywhere)

All the somebody people (a round-up of some lit stuff going on here, there, everywhere)

Angela Meyer October 9, 2009 1 Comment

Here’s 5th Wall‘s most excellent wrap-up of This is Not Art and the National Young Writers Festival. And here are some more of Estelle’s awesome interviews from NYWF. Katie Jacobs’ dispatches from Ubud, are being featured on Beattie’s Book Blog. Bookman – I met your lovely correspondent, hopefully one day I’ll meet you too! I’ll blog […]

Ubud and Ubud Writers & Readers Festival – day 1 in pics

Ubud and Ubud Writers & Readers Festival – day 1 in pics

Angela Meyer October 8, 2009 6 Comments

Julia Leigh’s <i>Disquiet</i>

Julia Leigh’s Disquiet

Angela Meyer September 9, 2009 1 Comment

9780143009573 Penguin (Aus, US/Kindle) In an active, atmospheric introduction, a woman and her two children arrive at the gate, and then the house, of the woman’s childhood. The woman, Olivia, explains to her mother she ‘had to come home’ and is accepted. Soon arrives Olivia’s grief-stricken brother and wife, with their baby’s body (who has […]

Big fat round-up post + May haiku comp winners

Big fat round-up post + May haiku comp winners

Angela Meyer 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 […]

Off to Newstead

Off to Newstead

Angela Meyer May 15, 2009 1 Comment

Although I’m taking my laptop this weekend, I may not be online. If you would like to keep up to date on the Newstead Short Story Tattoo (or just my silly and possibly drunken adventures) follow my Twitter feed – I can update from my mobile phone (but not check any replies). If you are […]

Round ’em Up

Round ’em Up

Angela Meyer February 7, 2009 3 Comments

A wealth of literary-minded titbits (yes, that is the proper Australian spelling) to share with you this week: * Only one week until Writers at the Convent. I don’t have a lot of dough at the moment (read: broke) but I can’t miss the Australian Fiction session at 8pm on the Saturday. It’ll be my […]

Smells, Snugglepot, Springsteen Vibes, Sleepers and Stuff

Smells, Snugglepot, Springsteen Vibes, Sleepers and Stuff

Angela Meyer January 18, 2009 16 Comments

Ah, to write. To do it for the joy alone. I am addicted to creating and recording. I am also addicted to discovery. How does that writer do it? How did they come up with that? How did they capture just how that feels, or what it would feel like, or how it would feel to be […]