Fiona Wood’s new book Wildlife is divine. Lou and Sibylla are the kind of people I’d want as friends. This book is funny, it’s smart, it’s a snick in the heart. It’s beautifully written. Read it. And come to the launch to celebrate that a book like this is in the world. [...]
A few people have been emailing me about The Howling Boy, asking for a taster. It won’t be ready for a little while yet, but it’s on the way. The only taster I have is this piece I wrote for one of my very talented students – Anna Cowan. Look out for her writing. She’s [...]
my morning walk my lovely creek turned to foam, which I don’t love. And a piece of artwork that I do.
You are the slow the fast the weird the wine the night the sea the hoot the owl the want the be the skin the taste the fear the know the tell the ask the beat the sky the cloud the ache the spin the sip the drink the slam the wish.
This month I went to stay with an old friend who lives in Derby, WA. So. Some pictures and a soundtrack to go with them. My favourite times were dusk and dark. The stars were ripe for wishing. [...]
So I’m finishing up at Derby High School in The Kimberley. Just one more day on Friday. I’ve been lucky enough to work with very talented storytellers. Lucky enough to read stories about what it’s like to fish for Barra, what it’s like to ride a motorbike. I can now imagine the death roll [...]
It’s National Bookshop Day! Head along to your local bookshop – fun times to be had at The Sun Bookshop in Yarraville. (I was there this morning, hanging out with the lovely crew.) And at Dymocks Collins Street in the city, there’s a heap of things going on too.