August

Welcome to Writing on Our Calendar! We will feature a monthly calendar that serves up our tasting plate of literary events and happenings around town. NSW Writers’ Centre staff share things to do and see that they’ve got highlighted in their diaries. Find out...

Julia Tsalis on Honouring Randolph Stow

In researching speakers and material for the NSW Writers’ Centre event Honouring: Randolph Stow I had the pleasure of not only re-connecting with Stow’s work but also discovering that he was not the person I had thought him to be. In 2014, the NSWWC introduced a new...

Inside My Mother by Ali Cobby Eckermann

In the title poem of Inside My Mother, we are immersed in the retching, garbled moments of someone between life and death. The narrator’s need to soften her mother’s hair with leaves is an intimate ritual that unfolds slowly—at times grotesque, other times clear and...

Beth Yahp on Creativity

“In order to create, we draw from our inner well. This inner well, an artistic reservoir, is ideally like a well-stocked trout pond. We’ve got big fish, little fish, fat fish, skinny fish – an abundance of artistic fish to fry. As artists, we must...