New Writing the Weird Class starts this week at LitReactor
One or two places left – I’m already loving this group. Looking forward to introducing some new and old fiction that I’ve loved this year by Angela Slatter, Ursula LeGuin, Jeffrey Ford and Yoko Ogawa.
Bob Hawke still rocks.
He may have been a tad intimidated but Andrew Denton managed to keep his cool for most of a spellbinding confab with that wiliest of politicos—Bob Hawke. Hawke remained pretty tight-lipped throughout. Denton had to had to dig deep— in other words he had to hope his subject had soft underbelly and that it was…
Submit, submit, submit.
http://www.swampwriting.com/ A great opportunity for postgraduate writing students. Swamp is an initiative of the University of Newcastle, and publishes a wide range of top-notch stories by emerging writers, focusing on but not limited to Australia.
“The house you build out of your own pain,”
is how author William P Young describes the titular abode of his self-publishing phenomenon, The Shack, which began as a self-published paperback sold out of his garage and is currently: No 1 bestseller on NYT trade paperback fiction list No 1 bestseller on Barnes and Noble trade paperback fiction list No 1 bestseller on Borders…
New Look Site
White is the new black, right?
Hands Across Australia
One of the astonishing pics taken by my friend Sarah Klenbort as she travels around this country with her family. Those shadows are camels, btw, on Cable Beach. Here are more, a freshie in the night, and rowing down the Drysdale River. More here. I’ll be visiting SK in Darwin in a couple of weeks,…