Insights of An Outsider

On April 23rd the Brisbane Square Library (which is funded by the Brisbane City Council) hosted three deep thinking authors to examine the theme of “the Outsider.” The event was organised by Society of Women Writers Qld Inc. , promoted and advertised by both the SWWQ  (and lots of other people) and the Brisbane CityContinue reading “Insights of An Outsider”

Meeting the Sandcliffe Writers Festival Presenters: Duncan Richardson

Duncan Richardson is a writer of history, fiction, poetry and educational texts. He is an amateur historian and keen to uncover the hidden stories of Brisbane’s past. In his writing for children, he has brought bog-bodies and dinosaurs back to life and his novel Jason Chen and the Time Banana features the Great Fire ofContinue reading “Meeting the Sandcliffe Writers Festival Presenters: Duncan Richardson”

Meet the Sandcliffe Writers Festival Presenters: Veny Armanno

Venero (Veny) Armanno was born in Brisbane to Sicilian migrant parents. He is the author of two books of short stories and nine critically acclaimed novels. In the 1993 Jumping at the Moon was equal runner-up, Steele Rudd Award for Best Short Story collection. My Beautiful Friend was runner-up Aurealis Best Horror Novel, 1996. FireheadContinue reading “Meet the Sandcliffe Writers Festival Presenters: Veny Armanno”

Meet the Sandcliffe Writers Festival Presenters: Lauren Daniels

Lauren Daniels has worked in publishing since ’92 with Ziff-Davis in Boston. In ’99, she completed her MFA and moved to Australia where she has edited 70 titles of fiction/non-fiction for the literary publisher, IP, among others, and supports authors who seek publication both here and overseas. Since winning the Newport Poetry Contest in ’87,Continue reading “Meet the Sandcliffe Writers Festival Presenters: Lauren Daniels”