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You are, we are all Australian

As a former copy editor for the Melbourne PEN Quarterly, I follow PEN’s tireless action on behalf of writers wrongfully imprisoned.¬† A recent email told that among the refugees imprisoned on Manus Island is a journalist with a Master’s degree … Continue reading

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Peter Greste writes from jail in Egypt

I commend this disturbing email from PEN Melbourne, forwarding an open letter from our kindred spirit Peter Greste. ¬†Please feel free to reblog or quote the contents. (PEN centres are voices for literature and freedom of expression in their respective … Continue reading

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A friend in need

A distressed soul had called to me and though I knew not how to help I made a time her plight to see. I told a friend what I would do. He’d been a help to me before, and quickly … Continue reading

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