The Writer Laid Bare
by Lee Kofman
Ventura Press/Simon and Schuster
Published March 2022
Tolstoy Together: 85 Days of War and Peace
by Yiyun Li
A Public Space
Published September 2021
Reconnection and Restoration
Tolstoy Together isn’t meant to be a standalone book but a companion to War and Peace, a prolonged conference of avid reading minds, a guidebook not for pre-reading but for reinforcement of the distributed memories shared among the travellers after each day’s exploration.
Saltfish: Ecologies of Creative Processes
Inspired by the award-winning short film, How to Make Saltfish (2021), by Paul Bell and Stephen Pigram, the Posthumanities research group at Flinders University in Adelaide got to work writing this essay, collectively, more-than-humanly.
Never Heard of That: Writing at the Edge of What’s Publishable
I wanted to talk to you about writing and publishing because when you write, you must write a lot, but that does not mean you will publish a lot, which means that when you are writing, or when you have finished writing, it might be that no one knows that you are, or have been, writing. It might be that no one particularly cares that you are, or have been, writing. Or not.
‘Reading is Like Dreaming’: An Interview with Lisa Robertson
‘What is most important to me is to write a strong text. My intentions are aesthetic, not therapeutic. The work of research, composition, revision, structuring, is what absorbs me utterly and what brings me repeatedly to the page.’
A conversation with Tony Ayres
Drama is about writing other people’s points of view of the world … Through craft you can hopefully speak to other people, and the more you do, the more you learn about what works, what doesn’t, how to connect to an audience, the ways you can structure a story to have a particular kind of impact.