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Video of Emerging Writers’ Festival: Stories from the Trenches
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“They were the best of times, they were the worst of times.” So begins Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities, but judging from the launch of the Emerging Writers' Festival last week the same could be said of the writing life. Writers Paddy O'Reilly, Sean Condon and Meg Mundell took centre stage last week at the Wheeler Centre under…
The Enthusiast reports that legendary US comic artist Robert Crumb has cancelled a scheduled appearance in Sydney later this month following a Daily Telegraph report he believes misrepresented him. The Telegraph report begins with the introduction, “A self-confessed sex pervert whose explicit comic drawings cannot be shown in Australia is to deliver a talk and hold a special exhibition at the Sydney Opera House.”
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