Category Archives: Literature

the “blog” of “unnecessary” quotation marks

still makes me “giggle.” Thanks for the reminder, Asha! Advertisements

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Honeybuzzard’s Room

‘The room was a crystallization of the personality Honeybuzzard presented to the world. One wall was entirely covered with elaborately detailed sepia and white engravings of corset, bustle and hair restorer advertisement lovingly cut from antique magazines. There was a … Continue reading

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Bodies of Work: Trans Literary and Arts Magazine *CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS*

Morty Diamond writes on the Bodies of Work blog:  ‘We are so excited to be putting together this magazine, mostly because we think it’s long overdue. The “we” are three trans artists – Cooper Lee Bombardier, Morty Diamond and Annie … Continue reading

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Books needed *SYDNEY*

I have mentioned the Women In Prison Advocacy Network before. They are the organisation that I mentor through, and are keen to get more books to take to women inside. If you can help, please contact them directly: ‘WIPAN are still … Continue reading

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Women of Letters

Red Rattler, 6 Faversham St Marrickville. 17th April. 2:30pm – 5:30pm. ‘Women of Letters are bringing their roadshow back to the harbour city for the second time ever and are inviting the fine people of Sydney to join them.  After … Continue reading

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Mr Men: ‘But I like being messy’

Loving these literary critiques of the Mr Men book series by Hamilton Richardson.  For example: ‘If ‘1984’ or ‘The Trial’ had been a children’s book, Mr Messy would be it. No literary character has ever been so fully and categorically … Continue reading

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Sydney Story Factory

Is looking for volunteers… ‘The Sydney Story Factory is a place for children to develop their love of words. Volunteer tutors offer free, one-on-one help with English homework and any writing project a child can imagine. The centre will be located in … Continue reading

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