I’ll be heading down to beautiful Margaret River for an author talk and workshop in two weeks time. I look very much forward to revisiting this beautiful part of the world and give an inspiring talk as well as do a little bit of reading.There will be an opportunity to participate in a competition and win a set of novels! All you have to do is open your eyes and look closely 🙂I look very forward to seeing you and a lot of other people…Continue Reading “Margaret River Public Library Author Talk”

The panel was chaired by Catherine Noske from the Westerly magazine. Participating were Amanda Gardiner who has published extensive work on infanticide, Cassie Lynch, and myself. The title was the politics of memory, a very intense and intimate debate that began with a deceptively simple question to kick it off: What is memory , and how does it work with writing/art? We discussed the approach to writing memory ethically, identifying the challenges of raising the past to conscious attention, and making amends. I spoke about…Continue Reading “Perth Writers Festival”

Hello world, It’s time for an update. Besides being very busy working and connecting with people around the world on the events unfolding in Gaza (If you’re watching mainstream media you probably haven’t heard of the serial killings on unarmed protesters by the Israeli Army (IOF Israeli Occupation Forces), I’m also working on a new story which takes a different path than the previous three novels. It’s still early days though 🙂 I will be returning to writing the stories from Palestine and in the…Continue Reading “ASSF And Updates”

Dear Readers & Visitors, First of all I have to give out a special thanks to Jim Magnus, a former journalist of the West Australian (apparently when it was a real newspaper) for his long hours spent in my office, philosophising, editing, laughing, crying and not the least drinking lots of tea and coffee. Only I know how much that has meant to me. And I am grateful from the core of my soul to those who shared and trusted me with it. Thank you….Continue Reading “The Palace Of Angels”

I’m still trying to get my head around summer in the southern hemisphere. That summer having passed is bizarre to me. My senses, emotions and actions are in spring mode. I’ve spent most of my life on the northern hemisphere and if anything that’s how my emotional body clock ticks. Is it changeable though? As I go through editing my latest novel from Israel-Palestine with my good friend Jim Magnus, I am also working on a few vignettes, short stories and essays. These are signs…Continue Reading “Margaret River Readers and Writers Festival”