Reading of Selkie Girl

It’s a thing, the online launch. Such is the times. Videos submitted, and then scrolled through. Here is my latest, participating in the launch of Once Upon a Oops.

I have another one in the book, which if you purchase it you can read. It is inspired by guinea pigs. There are lots of fun and cool stories, and poems, including some from young people.

They will amuse, inspire, and often make you laugh. Good for these times when our spirits need lifting.

Congratulations to all the featured authors and artists as well as to Anthology Angels for all the great work you do giving authors opprtunities and bringing good cheer to readers and causes!

Beyond Individualism

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Sandra, June and Minaira (artist).

There is so much power in the connection of artists within community. It keeps me optimistic no matter what else happens. The conversations, the friendships, and the thoughtfulness.

Behind the scenes, for a few months now, I have been connecting with Sandra, Minaira and several other people to work on a special publishing project to be out at the end of the year.

It is my first guest editing spot with the Queensland Writer’s Centre, and has been a wonderful experience.

You will eventually find out the significance of this Ngatu, which Sandra was picking up from Minaira to take to be scanned.

I don’t want to share too much just yet, saving it for the editorial.

I’ve also been to a super special poetry workshop on the Art of Invisible Mending, (poetry editing) with Felicity Plunkett. It was tremendous to learn about Felicity’s process…

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