Author Archives: Debbie Robson

About Debbie Robson

Author, booklover, bookcrosser and firm believer in synchronicity. There is no such thing as coincidence! I am currently working on a trilogy set in Sydney and Paris during the 1920s and a screenplay set in Sydney in 1937.

Women of Words poetry events

  The Women of Words will be a series of events held throughout November in order to raise funds for The Hunter Women’s Centre and White Ribbon Foundation. There are four events that will accompany the opening with female poets … Continue reading

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Bardic Bonanza

There’s a new group in town. It’s excitable, drinks a lot of coffee and reckons 400 years counts as ‘recent’. It’s the Newcastle Shakespeare Society. Each month a play is put in the spotlight. Members come armed with their favourite … Continue reading

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Submissions still open for Eat, Stray’d, Love – Women of Words

Callout for submissions!!!….This ones for the ladies. Papatuanuku Press is calling for submissions from female poets for its latest project: Eat, Stray’d, Love – Women of Words. Women of Words will be a chapbook exploring the subject of ‘Domestic/Family Violence’. … Continue reading

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Local history at Newcastle Library

Wow! I’m loving the new Newcastle Library website, especially the Heritage & History section. It’s all there. Everything you will need whether you are writing a novel, memoir or researching your family tree. Never underestimate library resources. Yes, it’s great if your novel … Continue reading

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Collecting Cobwebs: The Blue Series

My dear friend Janette Hoppe launched Collecting Cobwebs: The Blue Series on World Mental Health Day 10 October 1015. The collection is a collaboration among Australian and New Zealand poets dedicated to raise funds for Beyond Blue and raise awareness about … Continue reading

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Histories of Hunter Women

Novocastians, Jude Conway needs your help. As part of her project Histories of Hunter Women, Jude is trying to determine what year the following women died [and if by chance any are still alive heartfelt apologies]. As Jude explains on … Continue reading

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The Margaret Henry Oral History Archive

It’s Australia Day, a time to celebrate amazing achievements by Australians and to welcome new Australians to our fold. It’s also a time to reflect on how far we have come as a nation. To do that effectively we can’t … Continue reading

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