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Sharing Ink – Free Beautiful Things Just Left On the Street!

If you’re in the Melbourne CBD this Thursday, the 1st of August, you might keep an eye out for something that looks a little like your man here on the right. It’s one of the journals being released as part

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Posted in found poetry, i would like to recommend these people's writing, Not Quite the Man for the Job, people who are nice enough to publish me

Post-Sale Debrief

I’m not sure how long I spent converting my old out of print books into ebooks, but it felt like a bloody long time. It was exciting at the same time as being exhausting. I taught myself how to do

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Posted in man bites dog, Me and my opinions, Not Quite the Man for the Job, the writing process

Happy Birthday to YOU!

EDIT: Sale’s finished. All done. Thanks to everyone who bought a book. Hope you like ‘em. I just turned 41. To celebrate I’m having a CRAZY 41-hour sale whereby you can buy either of my lovely ebooks for the half-price

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Scientific Shame x4.

Recently I found myself enjoying Words for Empty and Words for Full by the inestimable Bob Hicok and came across “BRCA1″ (which you can read in this .pdf extract – it’s about four poems in), a poem that makes reference

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Posted in crappin' on about the inconsequential, i would like to recommend these people's writing, Not Quite the Man for the Job, poetry, the writing process

Now with extra e!

Long time coming, but I finally finished making the ebook versions of my novel, Man Bites Dog, and my second poetry collection, Not Quite the Man for the Job. They are now available to purchase and download in either .epub

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Posted in man bites dog, Not Quite the Man for the Job, the writing process

Lookee eBook!

Well that was quick. As of last week I’m pleased to say that thanks to the ineffable generosity of some beyond-lovely donors, I’ve raised the money needed to buy reproduction rights for the covers of Man Bites Dog and Not

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Posted in Not Quite the Man for the Job, poetry, the writing process

Imma make some ebook!

(check out the full details of the Adam Ford eBook Cover Fund over on Pozible.com ) As the above video will attest, I have this crazy plan to turn Not Quite the Man for the Job and Man Bites Dog

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My words, their voices: I Must Destroy the Space-Whale

If you ever wanted to know what my poetry sounds like when it’s read out loud by an English woman with a very BBC-voiceoveresque voice-type-voice – like I always have – then boy are you (and I, I guess) in

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Posted in Not Quite the Man for the Job, people who are nice enough to publish me, poems

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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Posted in gigs, Not Quite the Man for the Job, poems

From the Vaults: Solo Flight

If you throw the frisbee by yourself, it will not come back. The sun might be shining in the most exquisite way, But If you throw the frisbee by yourself, it will not come back. You might have just won

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Posted in From the vaults, Not Quite the Man for the Job, Published work
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Adam Ford is the author of the poetry books The Third Fruit is a Bird, Not Quite the Man for the Job and From My Head, the novel Man Bites Dog and the short story collection Heroes and Civilians.

He is the genius behind the cult-hit website Monkey Punch Dinosaur and the twitter novel Aramis Fox.

He also makes zines and comics. This is his website.

His email is ADAMFORD-escargot-LABYRINTH-full-stop-NET-full-stop-AU

This website was made on the traditional lands of the Jaara Jaara and the Wurundjeri peoples.

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