Hey everyone, Westerly 63.1 has been published. It holds amongst many inspiring stories, my photographs and words in a creative non-fiction piece, Toqburneh تقبرني 63.1   Since 1956, Westerly has been publishing lively fiction and poetry as well as intelligent articles. The magazine has always sought to provide a Western Australian-based voice, although its contributors and subject matter have never been geographically exclusive.  It covers literature and culture throughout the world, but maintains a special emphasis on Australia, particularly Western Australia, and the Asian region. Westerly has…Continue Reading “Westerly 63.1 – Toqburneh – تقبرني”

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”