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  • comes out this June in Australia and in October in America and after finding my feet through the fall in a new job at Macquarie University I have Read More Josephine Ulrick Poetry Prize Published Monday May 11 2009 At a fancy dinner on the Gold Coast on Friday night 8 May my poem Red Tulips won second prize in the 2009 Josephine Ulrick Poetry Prize Alongside the Newcastle Prize the Ulrick is the foremost national prize Read More Painting words in Newcastle Published Sunday February 01 2009 Poets Paint Words was part of the Sydney Writers Festival for the first time in 2007 PPW marries a poet to a painting from the Newcastle Regional Gallery s collection each poet is asked to write a poem that responds to Read More Lock me up and make me write Published Sunday February 01 2009 It s taken me forty something years but I ve got myself convicted Writing itself is a life sentence But for my sins of the present moment I ve won myself three weeks in the old Newcastle Lock up Once a Read More Page 9 of 19 pages First 7 8 9 10 11 Last Recent News

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  • and all manner of first person prose They called it In the First Person I spoke on a panel with Peter Timms and John Hughes our theme was landscape home and belonging Taking Landscape Memoir A Portrait of the Writer as Five or Six Places as my title I spoke about what a landscape memoir might look and sound like I reflected on a few favourites of mine Annie Dillard s Pilgrim at Tinker Creek Jim Galvin s The Meadow John Haines s The Stars the Snow the Fire and Karen Blixen s Out of Africa I recalled some places I have belonged to and I wondered about the idea of a certain landscape or landscapes somewhere as one s original country I also read a pieces of The Blue Platea u whose subtitle is A Landscape Memoir and which comes out in late 2009 The literary journal Meanjin under the new editorship of Sophie Cunningham will publish my Landscape Memoir in September or December this year Recent News Why Write A Poet s Guide to Climate Change Margaret River Sestets wins the Cardiff Poetry Prize 2012 Makes the Landscape flame and sing Whose common wealth is this anyway Not

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  • know that it will be coming into the world I m in talks with three or four Australian presses about the book s Australian release In all likelihood whoever signs it here won t get it out much before its US release late next year possibly it will appear at the same time But I hope to have some news on this front very soon Recent News Why Write A

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  • title in use in the States Everyone s hoping that the book finds the same readership in the rest of the world it continues to find in Australia practising and aspiring writers and that it breaks into the college market These endorsements might help Reading this book is the next best thing to participating in a workshop taught by one of the wisest most gifted and ingenious writing teachers you could hope to find precisely what Mark Tredinnick is Michael Pollan In Defense of Food Mark Tredinnick has written the perfect practical how to book on writing well This book breaks writing down into manageable units of craft at the same time it demonstrates how one writing strategy builds upon another as a piece of writing evolves toward an integral cohesive whole Generous in both rhetorical aesthetic and technical approaches the author offers excellent focused writing exercises in the Try This sections of each chapter This is a writing book that entices and empowers the reader writer rather than making the creative process daunting Laurie Kutchins Slope of the Child Everlasting Most writing advice is fatuous coma inducing stuffed shirtish elephantine and utterly useless Mark s book is funny pointed

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  • hope just to help create an atmosphere of trust and courage and creativity in which people including me deepen their writing craft and get some terrific work done Alas the first cowshed class is already oversubscribed Watch my website for the second later this year I hope to run at least two cowshed classes each year I also hope to develop a poetry workshop to be run in part on

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  • separate them for the sake of singularity Rachel Robertson s essay is a sustained intelligent and loving study of autism and its consequences for a child and his parents Rachel and her partner and their child Mine concerns the weather and a book and how one leads a good life in warming world The weather in question was the heavy rain that flooded Newcastle and other parts including mine of southeast Australia in June 2007 the book is a modern Zen classic Okakura Kakuzo s The Book of Tea Dying to oneself transcending that is one s own biography as one mostly too narrowly construes it and tuning one s mind and life to the frequency of the natural order as it manifests where one lives this is the idea at the centre of that small and quiet book Reconciliation with the way things are and the way the world including but stretching way beyond the social realm runs where you are And what I got to wondering on paper as rain fell and fell carried some people and some tankers and some cattle to kingdom come what I contemplated in weather that broke a long drought but portended also the more violent meteorology of which and in which our futures will be made was how one reconciles oneself with this intemperate new age natural order What are one s options and obligations to family and place and country and calling in the era of global warming But to tell you what an essay is about is not to tell you much about it So get ABR and decide for yourself Both essays are published in the February issue 2008 I ve been trying to write and trying to teach essays this literature of fact for a ten years or

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  • Turner is launching my first collection a selection really of poems The Road South at Berrima The Road South is a CD produced and published by River Road Press on it I read Read More The Blue Plateau Finds a Home Published Sunday September 14 2008 It s good at last to be able to write this Alex Payne has signed my book The Blue Plateau to UQP the University of Queensland Press and the book will appear in May 2009 We ll launch it at Read More Writing Well Arrives Published Sunday September 14 2008 Writing Well the Essential Guide was published in the US and the rest of the English speaking world in late August Writing Well is really The Little Read More The Faithful Writer Published Friday May 30 2008 On 2 August I ll be speaking at The Faithful Writer a conference for writers and aspiring writers interested in the uses of the literary arts in their spiritual lives The Faithful Writer happens at New College The University of New Read More Page 14 of 19 pages First 12 13 14 15 16 Last Recent News Why Write A Poet s Guide to Climate Change Margaret

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  • think she greeted me and told me she s using my little writing guide with her year twelve English creative writing students in the Islamic school where she teaches Writing can jump borders and teach us how to jump them Recent News Why Write A Poet s Guide to Climate Change Margaret River Sestets wins the Cardiff Poetry Prize 2012 Makes the Landscape flame and sing Whose common wealth is

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