Marginalia — reading

Western Australian Booksellers: Beaufort Street Books

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Western Australian Booksellers: Beaufort Street Books

Jane Seaton at Beaufort Street Books gives us an insider's scoop on independent bookselling in Australia.

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Western Australian Booksellers: The Bodhi Tree, Mount Hawthorn

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Western Australian Booksellers: The Bodhi Tree, Mount Hawthorn

An interview with Karen Kotze, owner of The Bodhi Tree Bookstore and Cafe in Mount Hawthorn. 

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Western Australian Booksellers: VIVA Books, Busselton

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Western Australian Booksellers: VIVA Books, Busselton

Here's one for the readers "down south", a colloquialism that apparently apparently only makes sense to Western Australians. "Where down south?" a Victorian may ask, "where specifically?" Specifically down south, mate, the glorious Southwest, as opposed to "up north" or "further east." 

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The Reading List: recommendations from the On Reading panel session

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The Reading List: recommendations from the On Reading panel session

Words by UWA Publishing Publishing Officer, Charlotte Guest 


At the On Reading panel session, which took place as part of the 2015 WINTERarts Festival, we delved into the subject of reading habits and cognition. The panel was designed as an open forum for exchanging provocations to get us thinking about the ways in which reading practices may shape comprehension and communication. What eventuated was an expansive set of ruminations about where we may be taking reading and where reading may be taking us.

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From publisher to writer: some answers

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 Words by Charlotte Guest, Publishing Officer at UWA Publishing


 Every week, we receive calls and emails asking a particular set of questions that revolve around one central issue: how does a first time writer get published?

Time constraints mean that we cannot always answer these questions as fully as we’d like, so to satisfy both interlocutors (the asker and the asked) I’d like to dedicate this post to answering the most commonly asked questions, as well as providing some tips to aid your submission before it even gets read.

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