Monthly Archives: July 2010
Not only does she write, she is a social commentator and columnist. She happily and ably speaks in public when the rest of us want to toss our cookies with nerves. Oh, and she’s an academic,
Wish I were as smart as this cat. I’ve spent all day working my PhD notes into something approaching an exegesis that won’t make my supervisor either (i) snort with laughter, (ii) throw something at me, or (iii) inflict self-harm … the
Writer Peter M. Ball, author of the notorious Horn and my write-club collaborator, is house-sitting … and cat-sitting … cat-blogging in order to cope. It’s worth a re-post:
Part the first
The Cat: Feed Me!
Peter: There’s food in your bowl.
The Cat: FEED ME!
My colleagues are today working in their PJs in the office, raising funds for Lifeline’s Stress Down Day. And eating homemade scones, muffins, cheese platter, Iced Vovos, and Teddy Bear biscuits with pink icing and sprinkles. I, on the other hand, am at home on my weekly writing day, but in the spirit of being supportive, I am in my
Introduction by Lucius Shepard
Dead Sea Fruit
Down to the Silver Spirits
Fresh Young Widow
Buster and Corky
Cooling the Crows
Edge of a Thing
Guarding the Mound
In the end, stories move like whirling dervishes, drawing circles beyond circles. They connect all humanity, regardless of identity politics. And that is the good news. And I would like to finish with an old Sufi poem. “Come, let us be friends for once; let us make life easy on us; let us be lovers and loved ones; the earth
Rich Horton reviews 4 Aussie spec-fic anthologies, including saying some nicely things about The February Dragon, LL Hannett’s and my sexy flying reptile story. Read the reviews here.
Awesome blog post from the Arts Queensland poet-in-residence, Emily XYZ:
Finally! the blog: The very hard work of doing (seemingly) nothing
Nothing renders one’s life quite so dull & empty as having to blog about it. All of