Tag Archives: Pete Hay

Attachment to Place

As part of my exploration into writing about place I talked to Pete Hay, known a ‘a trailblazer in the research and scholarship of environmental politics and policy in Australia and the founding convenor of the Ecopolitics Association of Australasia’, to … Continue reading

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The Radical Politics of Nature Writing

This paper by Pete Hay is loosely based on a talk given on the occasion of the national Inverawe Nature Poetry Competition, May 2006. “We should write on, then, and we should do so knowing that this is no mere … Continue reading

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Nature Writer

Peter Grant, on his blog Nature Writer, describes himself as ‘a Tasmanian-based writer who loves learning and writing about the natural world, from the smallest bugs to the broadest landscapes.’ His blog entries are well-researched, articulate and poetic essays on … Continue reading

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Haiku – the poetry of nature

At the 2009 Watermark Literary Muster in Kendall NSW, Sharon Dean shared her thoughts on Australian haiku as a form of nature writing. Her presentation was published in Island issue 120 and is reproduced here with the author’s permission. Sharon … Continue reading

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Review – A Place on Earth

As I take my first steps into trying to understand the place of place writing in Australia I find there is a lot of discussion out there about what constitutes this relatively new genre in Australian literature. Although the tradition … Continue reading

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