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Dear follower of The Other Adam Ford. It’s come to my attention that this afternoon you may have received 118 emails from WordPress about updates to my blog. I am so sorry. I was messing with my blog archive and

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#IStandWithTheArts

In response to recent developments relating to arts funding in this country, back in June 2016 I decided to temporarily take my entire website down in protest. The current Australian Government seems to have little or no interest in meaningfully

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And Lo! There Shall Come a Newsletter

I’m switching things around a bit and putting this blog to bed. Blogging has long ceased to be the central point of online communication. I hung in there and kept on blogging well past the point where it became clear

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Published (almost, not really): Whitmore Press Manuscript Prize

A while ago I went away by myself for a weekend to work up a couple of poetry manuscripts for some prizes, one of which was the Whitmore Press Manuscript Prize. I was pretty happy with what I walked away

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Poem Monday Update

So Poem Monday is ticking along nicely, with Oonagh, Essie and I managing most weeks to write something for the blog. In the last month or so we’ve written poems about: Lego witches we didn’t want Chocolate bars Sushi Weedy

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Our New Blog: Poem Monday

For the last few Mondays Oonagh and I have been writing poems together. We pick a topic and then write one poem each, reading them out to the family when we’re done. Our first poems were about blue hamburger fish. You

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250 Followers! (and update on 200 followers too)

Originally posted on Aramis Fox:
Aramis Fox got a little more popular recently with the addition of our 250th follower, which is nice. As per the rules established around the time of follower 200, Zoe Dattner, who was the one…

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Links for Sunday: Academic publishing scams, pink cubes, Borges on Poetry & 💩

Hello. Has it really been a week? I guess it has! So here’s some links with which to fritter away the last hours of your weekend (that is, if you’re on the progressive side of the dateline – the rest

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Nanoreview: Lorrie Moore – Self-Help

When you were six you thought “mistress” meant to put your shoes on the wrong feet. Now you are older and know it can mean many things, but essentially it means to put your shoes on the wrong feet. I

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Velocipede

[Being an excerpt from the poetry collection Not Quite the Man for the Job, on sale at Tomely for only 99c until 23 June 2014] Some say it’s unnecessary, even extravagant. But to properly experience every nuance of bike riding,

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