Keep a diary and one day it’ll keep you

—Mae West
14
Nov 2014

I've been in a break between contracts since early September and I've managed to put it to very good writing use. I have been very inspired reading Stephen Daisley's Traitor, recommended to me by Debra Adelaide during the final stages of my Masters. The writing itself is of such poetic beauty, I began to eke it out to a few pages each morning before commencing my own writing. While my story is nothing like Traitor, Stephen Daisley's writing has helped to dredge my own...

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14
Jul 2014

Have just enjoyed an extremely productive week of writing, thanks to Varuna. It was a privilege to have the use of Eleanor Dark's writing studio for the week and the work I did there would have taken three months' worth of Sundays, at least. Thanks to the amazing cookery skills of Sheila, I will have some physical memories to take away as well!

It will also be exciting to see what my fellow-residents for that week, Tamara Pearce, Michelle Law, Fleur Glenn and Lyn...

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14
Apr 2014

Alicia has a course on offer in the autumn term at WEA Sydney

You can find it in the Autumn 2014 Course Catalogue out now

Finding the Plot


07
Jul 2013

Alicia has two courses on offer in the winter term at WEA Sydney

You can find it in the Winter 2013 Course Catalogue out now

Finding the Plot

Travel Writing & Photography


01
Jun 2013

The second Annual Report on the status of women in NSW has been launched and is available on Women NSW's website.

Congratulations to Caroline Alcorso and the rest of the team. It was great to be involved!


24
May 2013

Well it's finally out there! The book is a beautiful piece of art in its own right with a lovely french flap cover. The e-book is also out with bonus stories not in the hard copy version.

For more information see the UTS Anthology site.


18
May 2013

The Sydney Writers Festival is about to kick off and there are literally hundreds of events to go to. The most exciting event of course, will be the launch of the UTS Anthology for 2013, The Evening Lands, scheduled for 4pm on Friday 24 May.

For more information on the authors of the work contained in this collection, follow this link. Be sure to also click on the authors' names for some mini interviews about their creative processes and other fun things.

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