Tag Archives: Mr Wigg

Re-release day

My three novels  – Mr Wigg, Nest and Where the Trees Were  – have just been re-released in a new format. A bit like a nice matching box set. And they’re reasonably priced, at $19.95. You can buy them at … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Mr Wigg, Nest, News, Where the Trees Were | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Re-release day

Shallow Crossing

The flash and gleam of light, the plop and bubble of others, below – the constant play of a world within a world that knows its own secret. Continue reading

Posted in Nature Writing, New Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

5 May – Environmental Writing Workshop

As part of Olvar Wood’s inaugural nature writing retreat at The Escape, near Bateman’s Bay, I’m leading a workshop on the art and business of nature and environmental writing. It is ideal for those new to nature writing as well as professional writers working in … Continue reading

Posted in Nature Writing, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nests taking over Townsville

The good people of Townsville have chosen Nest as this year’s One Title One Townsville book. It’s a massive bookclub event run by the Townsville Library. The city’s bookish folk will all read Nest and discuss, tweet, Fbook etc about it. Then, at 6.30pm on Friday 22nd of May, I’ll … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Nest, News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nest longlisted for the Stella Prize

Nest has been longlisted for the 2015 Stella Prize. It’s among fine company, including Helen Garner’s This House of Grief, Maxine Beneba Clark’s Foreign Soil and Ellen Van Neerven’s Heat and Light.

Posted in Books, Mr Wigg, Nest, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

19-22 Feb – Perth Writers Festival

I’ll be taking part in the lovely Perth Writers Festival this year. It looks like a great line up, including Maxine Beneba Clarke, Brooke Davis, Kristina Olsson, and Ellen van Neerven. I’m looking forward to Bob Brown’s opening talk  and Elizabeth Gilbert’s … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Mr Wigg, Nature Writing, Nest, News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nature Writing @ Reality Bites

Inga will be teaching a nature writing workshop as part of the Reality Bites Writers Festival at Cooroy Library on Friday morning, 24 October. Reality Bites is a wonderful non-fiction festival (though touches of fiction are creeping in, showing how blurry … Continue reading

Posted in Nature Writing, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Developing Your Novel masterclass @BWF14

I’ll be teaching a masterclass about how to develop your novel from zero draft to masterpiece at this year’s Brisbane Writer’s Festival. We’ll be looking at a mix of practical techniques for structuring and mapping your story as well as some more playful … Continue reading

Posted in News, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

BBWF: Nature Writing Workshop

I’m heading south for the Byron Way Writers Festival at the end of this month, hoping for the blissful Byron weather that the tent festival nearly always manages to delivers up. I’m looking forward to seeing Jeanette Winterson’s Keynote address on the … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Mr Wigg, Nature Writing, Nest, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nature Writing Retreat: Far South Coast

I’m teaching at a 5-day nature writing retreat, run through Olvar Wood, from 3-7 May, 2015. We’ll be ‘glamping’ at The Escape, at Shallow Crosssing, near Bateman’s Bay, on the south coast of NSW.  It’s a beautiful, wild setting: river … Continue reading

Posted in Mr Wigg, Nature Writing, News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment