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100 Stories

I’ve finished my Graduate Certificate in Editing and Publishing more in love with writing and reading than ever. My immediate plans are all connected with words: developing my editing business … Continue reading

October 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Words for wellbeing bibliotherapy program

I’m excited to see more bibliotherapy practice coming to Queensland. Check out connect > create > curate on 18 November from midday* for a research update. Follow on twitter #oeplib … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Poetry Day

BNE, restyled for Poetry Day (UK). I’ve been exploring issuu and digital publishing. I’m adding a few eZines in Writing; see my words here or on issuu.

October 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Inked at the library: Skin stories

More great examples of words off the page and into people’s lives. Everybody* has a tattoo these days. Libraries and people work well together – how ingenious to share people’s ink stories. Inked … Continue reading

June 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

It’s raining poetry

Boston has been home to poets including Sylvia Plath and e.e. cummings. It’s raining poetry. How brilliant would this be to get words off the page and into people’s lives … Continue reading

June 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Telepoem Booth

Listen to the language. Close your eyes and imagine. There is more than one way to experience a poem. In a realisation of the application of digital technology to the dissemination of … Continue reading

May 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mood Boosting Books

Reading Well’s #moodboosting booklist is available now for 2016  Get the books, promote the list, talk with people about mental health and the value of reading.

January 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Reading for health partnerships

ALIA has partnered with Think Pink for a national breast cancer awareness promotion in October. They have included a reading list with their downloadable resources. There is some crossover with … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Read like Bowie

David Bowie was an artist to the end, and his work will live on in our hearts and minds. As an extraordinarily creative man, it makes sense that he would … Continue reading

January 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Watch the movie, think of the library

Cate Blanchett’s new movie, Carol, will be released in Australia on 14 January. It’s based on Patricia Highsmith’s groundbreaking 1952 novel The Price of Salt. The various editions of this … Continue reading

December 5, 2015 · Leave a comment