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Watchwords is a site is about writers, readers, artists, filmmakers and our beautiful City of Brisbane. It is a non-profit site that writer Lois May started up to cover the Brisbane Writers Festival initially, back in 2012. It was intended to be taken down … Continue reading →
Last year I had the pleasure of facilitating Brisbane’s OWOD (One Word One Day) illustrator event. So I was very happy to be part of this year’s event. This time it was held at The Edge, State Library Queensland. OWOD … Continue reading →
In February this year I posted that I joined eight poets at Karawatha State Forest (Brisbane) for a summer ginko (haiku walk) with the talented poet Graham Nunn. Then from that time till mid April we worked on a renga … Continue reading →
If you love haiku, hope you’ve had a chance to check out the links to the haiku written by the nine poets who recently gathered at Karawatha State Forest. David Stavenger’s haiku, ‘snake weather’, was voted the most resonant poem … Continue reading →
The State Library Queensland runs an annual Young Writers Award competition. If you know of any young writers who might be interested in entering, please pass this information onto them. The short story competition is open to Queenslanders aged 18-25 … Continue reading →
Before I begin with a write up of this fabulous event, I thought it best to include a snippet of what OWOD (ONE WORD ONE DAY) is all about – for those not familiar with it. Or, if you wish … Continue reading →
On Friday 4 May the ASA (Australian Society of Authors) organised a National event for the artist/illustrator community, called ‘You Show Me Yours and I’ll Show You Mine.’ Illustrators around the country gathered at designated venues to show their portfolios, … Continue reading →