Skyping for World Literacy

Originally posted on Magic Fish Dreaming:
Image courtesy Mel Irvine, children in Philippines Reading Magic Fish Dreaming ? So excited that I will be skyped to Philippines in September, to read  poems to some of the children gathering there to celebrate World Literacy Day. My dear friend Mel Irvine, supported the kickstarter creation of the…

Wonder a Day 22: Aboriginal Women’s Writing – Fighting for Literacy and Literary Freedom

Extract — AWW’s first guest blog: “Aboriginal Women Writers – The fight for Literacy and Literary Freedom and a true name calling” by Dr June Perkins My search to understand and identify Aboriginal women’s literature began naively and in earnest with a letter to Oodgeroo (Noonuccal).* I was probably twenty and had heard a lotContinue reading “Wonder a Day 22: Aboriginal Women’s Writing – Fighting for Literacy and Literary Freedom”