Beyond Individualism

There is so much power in the connection of artists within community. It keeps me optimistic no matter what else happens. The conversations, the friendships, and the thoughtfulness. Behind the scenes, for a few months now, I have been connecting with Sandra, Minaira and several other people to work on a special publishing project toContinue reading “Beyond Individualism”

Book Week With the Students from Higaturu Oil Palm International School

Originally posted on Magic Fish Dreaming:
Work from the students of the Higaturu Oil Palm International School which became a class anthology, Escape to Wonder A recent week of Book Week workshops via zoom, at Higaturu Oil Palm International School, was wondrous. Students were willing to imagine and open their eyes to a sense of…

Returning to the Motherland 2#

Originally posted on Magic Fish Dreaming:
So, continuing on from my last post on zooming to PNG for a most memorable book week, here is more about the classroom itself. This image is what it looked like from the point of view of the students in the main zoom room, before we were allocated to…

Returning to Motherland 1#

I never expected that my first trip back to Papua New Guinea, since I moved to Australia as a one year old, would be in my fifties and via zoom and would be working with writers based in three different countries. Yet, none of us knows our future, and so it was that the lastContinue reading “Returning to Motherland 1#”