Made the Varuna PIP shortlist!

Back in 2011 I decided that I wanted to win this thing called the Varuna Publishers’ Introduction Program. Basically it’s a way to bypass the slush pile and get your manuscript read by an editor at one of the big publishing houses. So I overcame the crippling fear of rejection and submitted. And it seems […]

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Gaol behind closed doors: What the media can’t show us when it comes to Home Detention

Paper presented at: UOW Presents: Crime, Cameras, Action, University of Wollongong, 18 February, 2012 Angela Williams A GET-out-of-jail free card will be given to 750 violent and dishonest criminals under a State Government plan to let them serve prison sentences in the comfort of their homes. As criminals were celebrating yesterday, victims groups were outraged […]

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Dear 2010

Dear 2010, I’m not very happy with you. I feel like you welshed on our bet, like you painted me a lovely picture but then took a giant dump right in the centre of the canvas, like you stole twelve whole months from me, twelve months I’ll never get back. Shaking my fist at you, […]

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