I am very honoured to be included in the new Anthology called ‘Mountain Secrets’ published by Ginninderra Press and I proudly read my poem ‘ The Gully’ at the launch.
Last weekend the Ginninderra Press family gathered at Blackheath amidst the pandemonium of the Rhododendron Festival to launch their new book ‘ Mountain Secrets ‘ Thank you to the editor Joan Fenney for a a polished production. It was a full and very rewarding day and a great opportunity to put faces to names of poets that we only know through their writing, especially the many from interstate, South Australia, Canberra and Victoria.
After lunch we had a panel discussion on the Sense of Place in our writing and I had been asked to be on the panel. It was an honour being on the panel with two distinguished writers, my friend Libby Sommer and poet John Watson. I will post my reflection on my blog later today.
We then enjoyed afternoon tea and a birthday cake to celebrate Brenda Eldridge’s 70th birthday.
Next we had the pleasure of the launch of “Stories from Bondi Beach’ by Libby Sommer launched expertly by Susanne Gervay. Congratulations to Libby.
Thank you to Stephen Matthews and Brenda Eldridge/ Matthews, for bringing us together under the Ginninderra Press.