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'Writers' festival have mushroomed in Australia in the last 20 years or so, with festivals big small and in between, general or themed, held in every state and territory and in city and regional areas. It seems the public appetite for these events only grows; and speaking at festivals is an inescapable part of any writer's calendar these days. Internationally, writers' festivals are also growing, and not only in the 'usual suspect' areas; from Bali to Slovenia, all kinds of places are getting in on the act.' (Author's introduction, 141)

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    y separately published work icon Life, Literature, Legends : Collected Essays 1996-2011 Sophie Masson , Sydney : Quadrant Books , 2011 Z1853824 2011 selected work essay 'Written over a period of fifteen years, the essays in this collection showcase the adult non-fiction work of Sophie Masson, an author mostly for her novels for young people. A warmly human mosaic of stories, a sharp eye for nature, an eclectic love of literature, a clarity of expression, a deep immersion in myth and legend and a taste for the curious, unexpected and strange: these are some of the characteristics of the essays. Ranging freely over time, place, and themes as diverse as Melbourne ganglands, tyrants and sorcery, Russian history, French country life, children's books and the nature of faith, they offer imaginative and intriguing glimpses into worlds mostly out of the mainstream.' (Publisher's blurb)
    Sydney : Quadrant Books , 2011
    pg. 141-144
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