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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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Ten Minutes on the Island

The Tasmanian Writers’ Centre has announced the list of writers who will appear in its free feature reading for Home Truths, its two-day literary festival for Ten Days on the Island.  Concepts of home and being away from home.’islandness’, belonging, … Continue reading

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My Friends This Landscape

I’m looking forward to the launch on Thursday 7th April of a new book by Tasmanian author Anne Collins. My Friends This Landscape is described by writer Terry Whitebeach as ‘A spacious walking meditation on place by an attentive and … Continue reading

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Home Truths- Identity

What Lies Behind a Sense of Home and Identity? As part of Ten Days on The Island the Tasmanian Writers’ Centre is presenting a weekend literary festival where the idea of Place features strongly. A panel of distinguished writers discusses … Continue reading

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Home Truths – Writing Small Islands

Imagined Spaces of Possibility: Second on the literary program, Home Truths, is a session featuring Tasmanian and Prince Edward Island writers Godfrey Baldacchino, Laurie Brinklow and Pete Hay discussing ‘the cultural history of small islands and the sanctuary they can … Continue reading

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Home Truths -Ideas of Islandness

Phillip Adams will launch Island magazine and its online journal, Islet. Essays, short fiction, poems, conversations and images explore ideas of islandness from literal, philosophical and metaphorical perspectives. Sunday 3 April 12.30 – 1.00pm. For the full literary program 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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