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Listen to We Are Here: Stories of Home, Place and Belonging

Homelessness can take many guises – sleeping rough, yes, but also couch-surfing, squatting, or staying in a refuge, boarding house or caravan park. The same can be said of the people who experience homelessness. Not defined simply by their predicament, they’re a diverse group. They may be siblings, parents, grandparents; people who study or work; people who’ve moved or migrated, yet to find their feet. People with full lives, and much to offer.  A new profit-for-purpose book from Affirm Press, We Are Here: Stories of Home, Place and Belonging, is a testament to the unique insights of people who’ve known…
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Double Booked Club: Peter Polites and Christos Tsiolkas
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Writing in Exile: PEN International Day of the Imprisoned Writer
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Broadside: Who Gave You Permission? Speaking Up and Speaking Out
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The Next Big Thing: Most Underrated Book Award Edition 2019
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Broadside: Helen Garner
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Broadside: Rage Against the Machine: Feminism and Capitalism
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Broadside: Necessary Truths: Fatima Bhutto and Mona Eltahawy
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Broadside: Tressie McMillan Cottom
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Broadside: Taking Up Space: Building the City That We Deserve
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William Dalrymple: Corporate Violence and the East India Company
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Tell Me a Story: Mem Fox on Reading Aloud
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Paul Holdengräber: The Art of the Interview
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Double Booked Club: Anna Krien and Favel Parrett
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Digital Futures: New Media, Storytelling and Disability
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Writing in Exile: Roza Germian
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Paul West: Sustainability, Cooking and Community
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Kerry Reed-Gilbert: The Cherry Picker’s Daughter
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Not Racist, But ...: Racism and the Criminal Justice System
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Krack!n the Industry: Inclusion on Screen

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