Part memoir and part writing guide, Valerie Parv’s book takes you inside her world of words, from the drama of Parvgate to being made a Member of the Order of Australia. Published in fiction and nonfiction since the age of fourteen, she’s sold over 34 million books and ebooks translated into 29 languages.
“Jan Dean is a poet always on the lookout for angels, both ‘wondrous’ and ‘wicked’.She has a gift for sliding sideways with her words, making every aspect of herengagement with the world magical. With its impressive range of people, places andexperiences – from dramatic re-imaginings of a Spanish couple building a castle inthe North Queensland rainforest to tender,
A collaboration of poetry by Pip Griffin and Colleen Keating, Mood Indigo is a Picaro Poets chapbook published under the umbrella of Ginninderra Press. It is composed of 24 succinct and lyrical poems which are perfect for the reader wanting to retreat into a pocket-sized poetry book with an inner covenant of peace.
Beautifully interpreted by illustrator Nandina Vines, this book is one day’s visual journey with a young photographer who observes small creatures encountered in the southeast Australian coastal landscape.
An anthology of writing from Lake Macquarie. This volume is a collection of short stories, poems and experiences written by members of the Lake Macquarie Branch of the Fellowship of Australian Writers. We were inspired by the lake we live by and what lurks beneath its surface.
An anthology of short stories written by members of the Sutherland Shire Fellowship of Australian Writers was launched at the 10th Writers Unleashed Festival. A copy can be purchased directly from Sutherland Shire FAW. Please contact for further details. $15 per book plus postage.
STRESS has become an integral part of our modern lifestyle.
The effects of trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and
stress-related dysfunctions of anxiety and depression are currently a global
epidemic. Trauma alters people’s lives from thrive mode to survive mode,
evident as an alarming phenomenon everywhere.
In this collection, Greg Tome’s eyes are everywhere,
playfully or ruminatively considering much that is revealed to the observant
poet. His poems survey the grace of human attachment, the remarkable beauty of
the everyday world as well as its unexpected terrors, drawing the reader’s
attention to the richly imaginative prospect that this poet variously shares.
Memoir. Sandra is in her mid-fifties when she gains custody
of her 5 year old granddaughter, after her 24 year old daughter dies in a
horrific accident. After raising her own five children to adulthood, Sandra is
now faced with the challenges and sacrifices that come with raising a young