Tag Archives: national year of reading 2012

December Book Review Winner

A big thank you to all of those who entered our Love2Read book review competition each month last year. It was wonderful to find out what all of you were reading, and discover some new writers! Patricia Allen has won … Continue reading

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Interview with local author Jason Foster

Jason Foster is an author, poet, journalist and History teacher at Jamison High School in Sydney’s western suburbs. He has been published in American History magazines, Australian travel magazines and poetry anthologies in the United Kingdom. His books include Seven Bones: … Continue reading

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What Library Staff are Reading End of the National Year Round Up

Taking inspiration from The Broke and the Bookish blog, I asked your Library staff some tough End of the National Year of Reading 2012 questions. I’ve collated their answers for you here. 1. The book I’m currently reading: A Family Romance … Continue reading

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What a Year! 2012, The National Year of Reading

2012 has been a busy year for Library staff. With 2012 having been designated the National Year of Reading we had the impetus to really work hard on bringing you more events than ever before. This year saw the introduction … Continue reading

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Podcast With Poet Craig Billingham

Our latest podcast episode is now online – join John Merriman as he talks to Craig Billingham, a Blue Mountains based poet. Craig’s poems have been published in many Australian journals, including recently in Heat, Meanjin, Snorkel, and Antipodes. Craig’s … Continue reading

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Poetry Podcast

In the lead-up to the Poetry Under the Stars event at Katoomba (more about that, below), two of our latest podcasts feature poets and performers Gregory North and Sandy Holmes – including wonderful recitations from each. Click on the links below … Continue reading

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October Book Review Competition Winner

We have the pleasure of announcing the latest winner of our Love2Read Book Review Competition today: the winner for October, with the theme of ‘Explore’, is Doreen Patricia Allen with her review of The Man Who Loved China by Simon … Continue reading

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