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Publication in The Best of The Lifted Brow

Posted by on 20 October 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

I’ve been meaning to mention this for a while: an early version of chapter 2 from my novel-in-progress has been published in the anthology The Best of The Lifted Brow. This piece, published under the title “What are the attributes of God?”, was initially published in literary magazine The Lifted Brow in 2011. This Best of anthology...

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From Ólafsfjörasður

Posted by on 8 October 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

I’m writing this from Ólafsfjörður, in northern Iceland, where I arrived a few hours ago. This is the start of my two-month residency at Listhús, where I’ll be working on the draft manuscript for my novel. So far, I have written what I estimate is about 40% of a draft manuscript. At this point, I am feeling pretty good about the state of the...

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8 June 2013: Reading in Berkeley, California

Posted by on 17 May 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

I’m really looking forward to the next reading that I’m doing while travelling. I’m appearing at a literary cabaret that’s curated by RADAR Productions, which is run by San Francisco writer Michelle Tea. As mentioned on RADAR’s website – “RADAR conducts presenting, commissioning, professional development and...

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What relief is

Posted by on 11 March 2013 in Blog, Twitter | 0 comments

Tom Cho 曹勵善 on Twitter Relief: when what you’ve written the night before passes the morning after test. Still the hardest section of this chapter to write...

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More results just in

Posted by on 28 February 2013 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Thea Astley. She’s dead, but she’s still winning prizes. That’s how good she is. Yes, Thea Astley’s piece “Hunting the Wild Pineapple” has won the final of the Meanjin Tournament of Books. While I would have loved for my piece to have won the final, I certainly didn’t expect that it would make it so far through the...

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