I am a Melbourne-based writer. I have written for newspapers across Australia. My journalism has included opinion pieces, book reviews and feature articles. My recorded interviews as part of my work as a literary journalist and personal archive have been acquired by the State Library of Victoria. I continue to write occasional pieces for The Melbourne Age newspaper. Otherwise, my time is spent convening a book group at the University of Melbourne and meeting individuals to discuss books.
The point about writing is the belief that I have something to say that might help others see an issue more clearly, understand something in greater depth, and bring comfort to the broken and bereft. In my years of journalism, a cynical way of looking at what writing does is not entirely as Rebecca West..
In this free podcast, Dr June Alexander reads her memoir, written almost entirely from her diaries, which she began writing at the age of 12.
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The Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) Radio 774, in the Conversation Hour on January 13, discussed the effects of food shortages due to the pandemic. I describe the impact on people with eating disorders.
My segment starts 34.30 mark.
The diary, a book in which a daily record of events and personal experiences can be kept, offers a window into life in the past.
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