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Our friends at Riversmith are hosting the launch of The Garden Wanderer by Julie Kinney.  We are pretty chuffed with how this book has turned out and hope you will join us to celebrative the creative talents of Julie Kinney and photographers, Freedom Garvey and Chris Gurney.

Australian short story author Michelle Wright has won pretty much everything there is to win in terms of literary competitions. We’re grateful then that with all her success, her writing only gets better and better with each story. Her latest story, ‘Photographs of the Missing’, will be published in the upcoming Margaret River Press anthology, […]
Your story, ‘Amelia Is Gone’, published in The Trouble With Flying and other stories seems strangely haunting, and almost dreamlike in its depictions of presence and belonging. Do you see memory and identity as inextricably intertwined, or is the relationship between the two more complex than that? Yes I do: so much of what we […]
Danielle Costley’s book, Beyond the Farm Gate celebrates and honours the small artisan food growers in the Southwest region.  Danielle writes, ‘Andy Longmore the Founder of Pippali Chillies has for 20 years grown specialised chilli varieties in his beachside garden and has even created a new strain of chilli called the Gnarabup Gold Moruga.  This […]
Danielle Costley’s book, Beyond the Farm Gate celebrates and honours the small artisan food growers in the Southwest region.  Danielle writes, ‘Andy Longmore the Founder of Pippali Chillies has for 20 years grown specialised chilli varieties in his beachside garden and has even created a new strain of chilli called the Gnarabup Gold Moruga.  This […]
Melanie_Cheng is a mother, writer, doctor and champion multi-tasker. Her story, ‘White Sparrow’, will be published in the upcoming Margaret River Press anthology, Shibboleth and other stories. We spoke to her about what she reads, watches and listens to while writing up a storm… What are you reading? For Christmas my very thoughtful sister-in-law bought […]
There’s an inevitability about your story, ‘What Has to Be Done’, published in The Lost Boy and other stories, in terms of the mutual pain and contentment that comes from familial love. Is such pain unavoidable within a family unit? Does ‘doing what has to be done’ ensure more or less suffering, do you think? […]
(Photo credit : Mikaela and Stephen Castledine) Mikaela Castledine’s short story All the Devil’s Weed Plants will appear in our 2016 short story collection, we knew Mikaela was a talented sculptor as well so we were delighted to hear her piece ‘Intention’ won the Rio Tinto Sculpture Inside Award at this year’s Sculpture by the […]
Your story ‘Hot and Cold’, published in ‘Lost Boy and other stories‘, cleverly employs mnemonics used in society to tag people by certain key personality traits, or styles that help the subject to remember them. When were you first exposed to mnemonics? Have they always interested you as a writer? To be honest, I don’t […]
Graham Edwards speaks about Portland Jones’ book ‘Seeing the Elephants’ in the gardens of UWA.
Portland Jones speaks in the UWA gardens about her book ‘Seeing the Elephants’.

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