How do you explain how good a conference is?

I’m freshly returned from Sydney and the CBCA NSW State conference, mind-boggled, yet also head-cleared.Make sense? Hmm. No, probably not.The state conference was organised after the scheduled National CBCA conference was cancelled. It was held at Menzies Hotel...

The thing about poetry

Sally Murphy recently released her new verse novel, Toppling (ill Rhian Nest James, pub Walker Books) and as part of her promotion, she invited guests to talk about poetry at her blog. There’s a month worth of poetry and thoughts about poetry over there. Worth a...