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Narrative Networks

I heard Marieke Hardy's conversation with Dominic Knight on Radio National's Book Show last week She was discussing the art of writing a memoir with...

Scholarship

I have a very vivid memory of first hearing the word 'scholarship'. I was sitting on the floor in a morning assembly at the Buckley...

Sentence and Form

Stanley Fish was a guest on Radio National's Book Show this week. The subject of the interview was his book How to Write a Sentence...

Thinking About Words

Last Wednesday staff from Sport Studies at the University of Canberra met the poet Harry Laing at the Old Cheese Factory at Reidsdale to...

Coincidence, Serendipity and Synchronicity

An item on Radio National's Book Program introduced me to Shane Maloney and Chris Grosz's Australian Encounters. It is a "little book of literary...

Writing Week at the University of Canberra 2010

Today is the start of Writing Week in the Faculty of Health at the University of Canberra. We had a preliminary event last week with...

Zines

There I was driving into Canberra and by happenchance listened to an eight-minute piece The Zine Bus on Radio National's Book Show. I discovered...

Writing Reviews

I listened to a delightful Radio National Book Show program on Tuesday. Ramona Koval was in conversation with Michelle Kerns and Laura Miller about...

Speaking About Performance: Hearing Other Narratives

Back in 1988 Donald Polkinghorne produced the delightful book Narrative Knowing and the Human Sciences. In his preface to the book he observes that...

Copyright, Copyleft, Copyfight and Digital Sharing

This week (1 June) Radio National aired a discussion about copyright on the Book Show program. This is the podcast of the discussion between...