Alex Miller & Helen Garner at Mildura, 18 July 2014

I saw Helen Garner at two events in the last week. It's a bit exciting because before that, I'd never seen her and I'm not sure I'd even heard her voice. So it was interesting. This session at Mildura was billed as a reading, and both writers read. Apparently they arm wrestled (really?) and Helen [...]


Ssssh, don’t tell anyone. Let’s keep it secret.

I'm serious. I was in two minds about blogging about the Mildura Writers Festival. (Some print material had the apostrophe, some didn't. I'm making a call and going without. Just because then I don't have to slow down to put it in.) Imagine I'm whispering all of the following to you. We're in a cafe, [...]