Varuna: a writing residency dream come true

Two weeks ago I rolled up the petal-strewn driveway of Varuna, the National Writers’ House with my breath held, 20kgs of research books occupying most of my…

Where troubles melt like lemon drops

Just a little over 10 sleeps (and half the world) to go before my taxi crunches up the driveway of Varuna the Writers’ House where a dream…

Counting down to Varuna

In a few months I’ll be making a writing pilgrimage I’ve been dreaming about since I was 18 to stay, wander, daydream, and write at Varuna…

Griffith REVIEW 2015 Award

Last Friday I received a phone call from Griffith Review: I am a winner of their 2015 Contributor Circle Awards, which includes a funded week-long…