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Annette Viesseux’s Literary Space – Emerging Writers’ Festival special #5

Annette Viesseux’s Literary Space – Emerging Writers’ Festival special #5

May 19, 2009

Welcome to my desk. If it looks suspiciously like an office desk, that’s because it is one. Hardly glamorous, but certainly functional. This is part of the office the Emerging Writers’ Festival occupies in Arts House in North Melbourne until we move to our new home at the Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas. Most of […]

Nathan Shepherdson’s Literary Space – Emerging Writers’ Festival special #4

Nathan Shepherdson’s Literary Space – Emerging Writers’ Festival special #4

May 12, 2009 2

  Nathan Shepherdson says… I don’t really have a particular place to write.  I’ve lived at the Glass House Mountains since 1991. It’s about one hour north of Brisbane. It is farming community (parts semi-rural/residential) with a collection of small national parks. The main crops are strawberries, pineapples, macadamias, avocados and custard apples. (Pineapples used to […]

Stu Hatton’s Literary Space – Emerging Writers’ Festival Special #3

Stu Hatton’s Literary Space – Emerging Writers’ Festival Special #3

May 5, 2009 3

Stu Hatton says… Where do I write? Pretty much everywhere. Quite often I’ll be sitting in the study in our apartment. Desk, computer, chaotic piles of paper, the to-do list that never gets done. This is where ‘serious’ writing and editing happens. But I try to get away from the computer as much as I […]

Literary Space – Paul Morgan

Literary Space – Paul Morgan

January 14, 2009 2

Paul Morgan, author of Turner’s Paintbox, The Pelagius Book and The Art of Richard Hughes says: I have no writing room. In fact, I rarely work in the house. I feel too vulnerable to distraction there, knowing that at any moment the phone could ring or someone might knock on the door and my ‘zone’ […]

Literary Space – Caroline Petit

Literary Space – Caroline Petit

December 11, 2008 3

Caroline Petit says: My room is on the downstairs floor of our two-story flat in what was the old Holeproof Bathing Suit Factory. The hardwood floors are very scarred from the trolleys used to cart around the garments. I like the idea that people once worked where I sit. Just outside the door in the […]