Author Archives: magdalenaball

Newcastle Writers Festival!

I’ll be at the Newcastle Writers Festival from Friday the 5th through to Sunday the 7th of April. My Sat the 6th starts with Deborah Conway on her new book Book of Life at 10am (expect some music), at 130pm, … Continue reading

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Hello Keanu!

Coming in April, I’m thrilled to be included, along with so many brilliant writers, in this one-of-a-kind Australian poetry anthology that brings together pays tribute to Keanu Reeves, celebrating the actor’s well-known acts of kindness, generosity, and inclusivity. More details … Continue reading

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An Unshared Secret Book Discussion and Reading

On the 24th of March, after reading poetry at 8am with LitBalm in the US, I’ll be transported to Kolkata for a literary book discussion at AU EST 730pm with author Ketaki Datta and critic Saikat Majumdar That’s 2pm Kolkata … Continue reading

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Lit Balm

Very much looking forward to reading poetry from Bobish with my three friends Beth Spencer, Willo Drummond and KA Rees at internationally respected, online venue Lit Balm, hosted by Cassandra Atherton. For those in the US, EST is 5pm on … Continue reading

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Bimblebox 153 birds

Some years ago, I was asked to write a poem for the Bimblebox 153 Birds exhibition.  The exhibition, which includes music, poetry and artwork, has been touring the country with the aim of engaging, educating and engendering people’s connection with … Continue reading

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Love in transmission on the airwaves

The Love in Transmission, Vessels of Love project was featured on Eastside Arts Friday radio show, produced and presented by PoetrySydney‘s Angela Stretch, with The Salons‘ directors, Angie, Joan and Penny providing background on the project, it’s noir aesthetics, and how … Continue reading

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Femasia

I am pleased to have been invited to submit a new poem to this month’s FemAsia Magazine. “Dikarya” is a type of fungi. A link to the poem follows. Dikarya

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Vessels of Love is live

The Salons/PoetrySydney project of Love in Transmission is now live and I’m delighted to be one of the seven poets who have participated in this beautiful project.  There are all sorts of fun, poetic, beautiful things taking place in Sydney … Continue reading

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Thicket

You are invited to come along to the opening of Carol Archer‘s ‘Thicket’ exhibition on Friday March 29, 2 – 5pm at The Shop Gallery, 113 Glebe Point Rd.  I’ll be reading a work I’ve written for Carol’s stunning painting … Continue reading

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Cordite 111: Baby

A new poem of mine titled “Estuary” has been selected by editors Shasta Deo and Liam Ferney for publication in this month’s Cordite Poetry Review, a fine online literary magazine that I’m always delighted to be part of.  You can … Continue reading

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