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Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 2020 When the Heart Speaks : Learning the Language of Listening in Australia
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'WHEN I TOLD my six-year-old son I was writing a book that would be titled Finding the Heart of the Nation, he asked me, ‘Where is the heart of the nation?’ I pulled him close, put my hand on his heart and told him, ‘The heart of the nation is here’. From the way his smile met his cheeks and his cheeks touched his eyes, I could see he was proud to hear my answer. He understood that the book was for him.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Griffith Review Generosities of Spirit – The Novella Project VIII no. 70 2020 20734227 2020 periodical issue

    'Griffith Review‘s annual showcase of the best of Australian new writing presents stories of inner lives, resilience and potential realised.

    'It features the four winners of our annual novella competition – Rhianna BoyleClaire G ColemanMikele Prestia and Kate Veitch – as well as exciting new work from Thomas MajorKristina OlssonAdam ThompsonLinda Neil and Allanah Hunt. There’s new poetry from a compelling range of vital Australian voices, and the first in an ongoing series of pieces that will feature online over December and January, The Elemental Summer, from award-winning climate scientist Joëlle Gergis.' (Publication summary)

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