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Ginko in St David’s Park

(This post was originally published in Islandia blog.)  It’s midway into my residency at Fullers Afterword Café, and a stunning Saturday in Spring that’s perfect for a ginko. For the last four weeks I’ve been giving classes on the Art … Continue reading

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Goodbye Pardalote

After thirteen years and sixteen titles, Pardalote Press is about to call it a day. I am currently in the process of closing down the publishing company that has brought so many fine poetry books into being, including Karen Knight’s … Continue reading

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Windfall – Australian haiku journal

It’s almost time for sending your haiku to the new journal Windfall. Submissions are accepted between 30th June and 31 July. The guidelines state : We are seeking haiku which are relevant to the experience of urban and rural life … Continue reading

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An Eye for Place – part one

Haiku and photography have a lot in common. They each capture a particular place at a particular moment in time. The photographer uses a camera lens, the writer a pen, to record an image that has impressed them deeply. Ian … Continue reading

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A Passion for Nature

A chance to read at Byron Bay Writers’ Festival! A new national poetry competition, co-sponsored by Byron Bay Writers’ Festival and Dangerously Poetic Press, has as its theme A Passion for Nature and Our Place in it. The prize of … Continue reading

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Swimming the Sky

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Writing in the Wild

A nature writing retreat in the stunning environment of Denmark, WA is in the planning stages by the Greenskills Centre for Sustainable Living. It will take place from Friday to Sunday, Oct 14-16th and will include a talk and readings … Continue reading

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