Monthly Archives: March 2011

A Place on Earth

‘Writing of Place:’ Mark Tredinnick, in his anthology A Place on Earth, says, “This literature, which is, at its best, part science and part poetry, and passes on lessons—from the more-than-merely-human world, and from those who live intimately with it—about … Continue reading

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Annamaria Weldon speaks about nature writing

Annamaria Weldon has won the inaugural Nature Conservancy Nature Writing Prize of $5,000 for her essay Threshold Country. Judges Mark Tredinnick and Sally Blakeny described it as ‘a marvellously orchestrated, complex meditation on belonging. It is at once assured and … Continue reading

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In Advance of Our Broken Wings

Tonight at the Hobart Bookshop in Salamanca Square, poet Anne Kellas will launch Stuart Solman’s new poetry collection, In Advance of Our Broken Wings. Philip Mead says of this collection: These poems are haunted by figures from a previous generation … Continue reading

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Where is Nature-Writing?

John Tallmadge gives a potted overview of nature writing in America, its history and who the authors are who write in this mode in this videoclip from wholeterrain. What is the history, and who are the authors, in the field … Continue reading

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