Five Great Things to Read

With the passing of another month, another countless load of words have been committed to writing. Here are five great examples of such writing, because sorting through (near) infinity is unrealistic. Memory is the mysterious fuel of memoir. Both¬†ostensibly hold claims to truth, but as Robert Atwan writes for Creative Nonfiction, attempting to educate ourselves on the mechanism (and slipperiness) of both will go towards a new understanding of critically engaging with life-writing. Fiona Wright reviews Dodie Bellamy’s recent essay collection, When the Sick Rule the World, for The Lifted Brow. Bellamy’s essay artfully deals with ideas of sickness, its…

Interview: Lisa Cox

Lisa Cox is an award-winning writer (author, copywriter, blogger and word nerd) who has spent many years traversing the corporate communications landscape in Australian advertising agencies.¬†In 2005, shit really hit the fan and Lisa spent over a year in hospital (the first time). Part of her vision and 9 of her fingertips were taken away but nothing would take her passion for writing and creativity. Since then, Lisa has published 2 books and continues to create and write on a freelance basis. She is also a public speaker, consultant and caffeine addict. This interview with her is part of our…