Author Archives: magdalenaball

The Great Club in Marrickville

On Wednesday the 8th of November, I will be reading at The Great Club from Bobish and chatting about the book with interviewer Kelly Edwards.  Joining me is author Cristine Gilmore followed by an open mic (pre-registration is preferred – … Continue reading

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Girls on Key

This Sunday, Oct 29th, 5pm AU EST, I’ll be featuring on Girls on Key reading from Bobish.  All details including the zoom link can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1859283044506580?ref=newsfeed

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Live Encounters 14th Anniversary

I’m pleased to once again have two new poems, “Chronotope” and “Radiation Dead Forest” in the wonderful Live Encounters journal, edited by the very hard working Mark Ulyseas. To read the full edition visit: https://liveencounters.net/2023/10/23/live-encounters-poetry-writingvolume-one-nov-dec-2023/ To go directly to my … Continue reading

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Writers for the Voice

On the 14th of October, Australia is holding a referendum which seeks to alter the constitution to recognise the First People’s of Australia by establishing an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice.  It’s a very simple yes/no question and I guess … Continue reading

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Sept Poetry Night at Sappho

I’ve long been keen to join in the exceptional list of poets who have read at Sappho Books’ famous poetry nights and it’s finally happening.  On Tues the 12th of September I’ll be appearing with the wonderful Ali Whitelock, Rico … Continue reading

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Live poets at Don Bank

Live Poets at Don Bank has been running in North Sydney for over 28 years and on on Wed the 27th of September, I’ll be one of two featured poets, appearing along with the inimitable Kit Kelen. The session will … Continue reading

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The Art of Touch

Very pleased to have a poem, “Common Ground”, in a new anthology The Art of Touch: A Collection of Prose and Poetry from the Pandemic and Beyond Edited by Joan Schweighardt and Faye Rapoport DesPres.  This collection contains a number … Continue reading

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Jewish Women of Words

An article of mine about Bobish and the impossibility and magic of history is now up on Jewish Women of Words: Recording My Great Grandmother’s History

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History Illuminated

On the 2nd of September I get to chat with 2 legends in one day and you get to come along and join in for a gold coin donation!  First off is none other than Kate Grenville, who will be … Continue reading

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Sydney Jewish Writers Festival!

Another impending event is the Sydney Jewish Writers Festival!  Have you seen the program? I’m plotzing myself with joy to be part of this.  I’ve got two events, both on Sunday the 27th of August.  The first is 830am when … Continue reading

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