Give Tassie Books this Christmas and Holidays

Give Tassie books this Christmas and holidays is a TasWriters initiative supported by Bright South (Bright South’s Daniela Brozek is also a member of the Board of Management of TasWriters). The flyer aims to help Tasmanian writers and those who might love their books find one-another, and increase awareness of Tasmania’s diverse stories and writing. …

Tasmanian Poetry Festival

Tas poetry festival overview of events

Bright South has been supporting the Tasmanian Poetry Festival a little lately, including hosting their programme. Check it out, and more – get thee there! Read more… (click the heading to do so, and to activate links to the programme and TPF website)

August news

It’s been a little while since I posted anything, but that’s because I’ve been busy! Here’s a little update on a few exciting things that have been happening recently though – The Diver is going to Venice! Reviewing – Sean Rabin’s Wood Green, and TasWriters’ Hobart Writers Festival… The Diver is going to Venice! Firstly …

Pete Hay Poet Website

Pete Hay and Ollie

Of one of lutruwita-Tasmania’s greatest poets, of Pete Hay, Rachel Edwards wrote: “no one else takes the temperature of this island like Hay, and no one else uses Tasmania as such an effective prism through which to consider human nature” (The Australian). Not only is Pete a poet though, he is also a respected scholar and activist. Find out more . . .