Dotti at the site of the Pumphouse Maker Space, Waterworks Rd, 2018 Vale Dotti (1950-2021) Dotti Simmons passed away peacefully at home on 1st November, 2021. She was an esteemed member of the writers’ group here at Riparian, posting on Ellen Kelly, the Parramatta Female Factory, Hotel Bonegilla, Rural Australians for Refugees and the annual… Continue reading Vale Dotti Simmons
Poetry for the Planet: An Anthology of Imagined Futures edited by Julia Kaylock and Denise O’Hagan was published in 2021 by Litoria Press. Now available from your favourite bookshop. All proceeds directed to the Conservation Foundation. Poetry for the Planet showcases the work of emerging and established poets from Australia and Aoteoroa. The first section titled ‘Country — A Cautionary Tale’ concludes with ‘Reading the (in)land’ by Sally Denshire. See pages 50-51.
‘Story has always been a way to make sense of the world and give shape to our fragile lives. At the heart of story lies a love of both the oral and written word, its rhythms, and its potential to express both our individual uniqueness and what it is that unites us all’. At a… Continue reading The humanising power of story
During their journeys to become tech savvy, each member of the IN-Group in this easy-to-read novel will proceed to change their lives in unexpected ways. 'Secrets of the In-Group' pays tribute to those friends who support us to overcome challenges later in life. Co-authors Carolyn Re and Loretta Re (publishing as the Resisters) have done Albury… Continue reading Intriguing story set in Albury