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Posted: Tuesday 9 May, 2017

The Courage to Come Forward – an interview with Colin Hambrook

A drawing depicting green rolling hills and a light blue sky. Near the top of a hill on the left is a giant ball of wool of orange and yellow with knitting needles crossing and piercing the ball of wool. Below faces appear. The most prominent in the bottom right hand corner. A woman wearing a 40s style beret and suit jacket. She is holding a small lamb.

The interview was conducted by Gaele Sobott on 28th September 2015 at the Barbican Centre in London just before Colin attended the Creative Future Literary Awards at the Free Word Centre in Holborn. Gaele Sobott: In Australia the visual arts and now dance appear to be surging ahead in terms...

Posted: Wednesday 10 August, 2016

If You Didn’t Laugh You Would Cry – an interview with Gayle Kennedy

Black and white headshot of gale Kennedy, wearing a hat with a turned a brim , smiling with her lips closed

Gayle Kennedy is a proud member of the Wongaibon Clan of the Ngiayampaa speaking nation of South West NSW. She is an award-winning writer and has published work in newspapers, magazines, literature journals, and for radio. She was the Indigenous issues writer and researcher for Streetwize comics from 1995-1998. Her...

Posted: Thursday 26 May, 2016

Nothing says it more than a poem

A photograph of the poet Sandy Jeffs who is wearing glasses and has long wavy brown hair, holding her head in her hands as though her head is about to burst.

When Sandy Jeffs was diagnosed with schizophrenia it was not the end of the world, in fact it was actually the start of her writing career. Yet her aspirations to write started in high school when she was introduced to TS Elliott. It fuelled a dream that she now lives....