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You may or may not be aware that the annual Emerging Writers Festival is on again in Melbourne right now. It’s a festival that’s exciting and close to our hearts here in chez Chewton, not only because it’s a festival

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Poetry and comics (and me) at the Melbourne Writers Festival

The MWF program was launched last Friday, meaning that I can finally let you in on some exciting news that I’ve been repressing the urge to scream from the rooftops of Chewton (admittedly not very high rooftops, but still) for

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Newstead Short Story Tattoo 2011

Newstead’s premier biennial literary event returns this May with a cavalcade, a cornucopia, a veritable concupiscence of practitioners of the short form descending upon the unprepossessing hamlet between 13 and 15 May 2011. It’ll be a pretty chockers weekend, with

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My words, their voices: Kevin the Fucked Up Goldfish

Kevin the Stuffed-Up Goldfish, posted with vodpod I recently got an email heads-up from Eco-Girl of the Super Poets that one of my poems was going to feature in the Out Loud schools’ poetry slam as part of the Melbourne

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Gig: Poetry & science

Couple of weeks ago I had dinner with a bunch of poets and rocket scientists, which was a brainstorming session for the upcoming Poetry and Science reading that the Australian Poetry Centre are running as part of their National Science

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Going Down Swinging in Hepburn

Going Down Swinging is coming to a Hepburn Springs near you in early August, and I’m pretty well stoked to be part of the bill. Celebrating the loveliness that is GDS28 will be yours truly and some fellow GDS publishees,

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A book launch story with pictures

Last Sunday saw the launch of Josephine Rowe’s newest book, How a Moth Becomes a Boat, in Newstead, at the delightful Dig Cafe. Yours truly was among the performers, and I managed to take some blurry photos of the fine

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Six more sleeps

Just a quick closer-to-the-event mention of this reading I’m doing as part of Josephine Rowe’s launch of her new book, How a Moth Becomes a Boat, this coming Sunday July 19, between 2 and 4 – a sweet little arvo

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Josephine Rowe & the Newstead Short Story Tattoo (and me)

Neil Boyack is one of those writer types who’s done the move from Melbourne to this part of the world – like me, I guess – and he’s all about the artistic contribution to his adopted community and stuff. He

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‘shopped.

Had that zine workshop thing on the weekend. Kind of a smallish turnout. As in two people, plus the delightful Jessie Fairweather, who came along to help out and offer a good visual design counterpoint to my very writerly based

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