Now reading: Being Martha’s friend, by Meg Mooney

Meg Mooney, Being Martha’s friend (Picaro Press, 2015) Land and people. Place and space. Searching and belonging.¬†These themes resonate strongly throughout this collection (her third) of poetry that could come from nowhere else but out of the red sand of Central Australia. The poetics are subtle, the narrative spare but honest. Each poem cooks like…

Reading at Off The Page tonight

Catch a plane or hitch on a road-train bound for Alice Springs today. Come and support local literature and be entertained by 6 talented local writers. Where: Watertank Caf√© (Hele Crescent) from 7pm. Readings by Kelly-lee Hickey, Leni Shilton, Glenn Morrison, Penny Whiley, Meg Mooney, Michael Giacometti. Music by Ben Allen. More info here. Produced…