Archive for June, 2011

Amanda Lohrey, author of Camille’s Bread, Vertigo and Reading Madame Bovary will be launching Claire Corbett’s book When We Have Wings at the Carrington Hotel on Saturday 16th July. The book has been described as “a beautifully written and gripping, original novel of mothering, sacrifice, betrayal and love.”

Here Claire talks about the journey that led to her book being published:
When We Have Wings has taken me ten years to write. The novel began with a short piece published in RePublica (Angus and Robertson), Issue 4 in 1996. (more…)

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Poet Ross Donlon was awarded the Varuna Dorothy Hewett Flagship Fellowship for Poetry in 2009 and is one of the alumni lucky enough to win the Tyrone Guthrie draw this year. He’ll be taking up his residency there in 2012.

Earlier this year he sent us a “postcard” from the Wenlock Poetry Festival in Shropshire, England, the Universe etc. (more…)

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