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Sydney Thursday 23 July: Barrenjoey High School, Avalon, 6:30pm Bookings essential: Friday 24 July: Generation Next (all day, professionals) Bookings: Saturday 25 July: Waverley Library, Bondi Junction 12:30-2:00pm Bookings essential: Free but please book at: Monday 27 July: Mosman Library, Mosman 7:00-9:00pm Bookings essential: Melbourne Tuesday ...Read More

Judges for 2016 Finch Memoir Prize Announced

Finch Publishing is pleased to announce that the judges for the 2016 Finch Memoir Prize competition will be Dr Debra Adelaide , novelist, writer and lecturer in creative writing at UTS (returning); Maggie MacKellar, non fiction author of When it Rains and How to Get There; and Dominic Knight, novelist, ...Read More


Photography campaign aims to end the ‘mummy feeding wars’

Photographer Caitlin Domanico, a mother of two, is running a beautiful photography campaign to end the mummy feeding wars. Go Caitlin! And go Kidspot for this lovely article: ...Read More

Ten Questions with Lana Penrose

Care For Kids published a feature 22 April on depression, especially as it affects mums. It included this Q&A with Lana Penrose, depression survivor and author of The Happiness Quest: 1. Tell us about yourself in 10 words or less I'm an everyday human being doing her best to care ...Read More


Entry form available for 2016 Finch Memoir Prize

Finch Publishing will accept entries for the 2016 Finch Memoir Prize competition from 3 - 24 August. Download the entry form and terms and conditions here. NB: It is important to read the terms and conditions carefully. Entries which fail to comply with the terms and conditions will be disqualified. ...Read More

Aussie spirit of inclusiveness reflected in friendship across cultural divide

from Michael Nest “A Pygmy from Congo and an Aussie bloke???”. I saw this doubt flicker across people’s faces when I told them about my collaboration with Isaac on writing his memoir. To some extent their instinct was right: a rapport, often coming from shared experience, is an essential part ...Read More