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David Ryding nominate five books that changed him. His list includes Ruth Park's The Muddle-Headed Wombat, T. A. G. Hungerford's Stories from Suburban Road and Nathan Curnow's The Ghost Poetry Project.
Dragonsi"It must be very lonely to be the last dragon on earth, the only",Roberta Lowing,
single work poetry
Heath Aston reports on Virginia Judge's plan to establish a 'culture club' at Parliament House, Sydney. The club is intended to bring together politicians of all persuasions 'over the shared love of poetry, books, dance and painting'. Poet Adam Gibson is also quoted in the column. Gibson comments on Judge's poem 'Waverley Cemetery'.