Wild Sea launched at the 2018 Canberra Writers Festival

A big THANKS to the 80 or so people who came along to the Canberra launch of Wild Sea on Saturday 25 August at MoAD. The event kicked off with drinks from the former Members’ Bar in Old Parliament House, then a welcome and introduction from Professor Frank Bongiorno, Head of the ANU School of … More Wild Sea launched at the 2018 Canberra Writers Festival

The beginning of another new southern adventure!

I am thrilled to be starting research for a new book provisionally titled ‘Tales of a Frozen Land: Australians and Antarctica’, commissioned by NLA Publishing for the National Library of Australia. Much of my research will be undertaken in the NLA’s Petherick Reading Room (pictured above). Here’s the announcement in the July edition of the … More The beginning of another new southern adventure!

James Bradley reviews Wild Sea in the Australian

James Bradley (@cityoftongues) has just reviewed Wild Sea in the Australian. He is the author of several novels (Wrack, The Deep Field, The Resurrectionist, Clade, The Silent Invasion and The Buried Ark), and has won several literary awards for his writing. He has also edited two anthologies, The Penguin Book of the Ocean and Blur, a … More James Bradley reviews Wild Sea in the Australian

‘Time to Eat the Dogs’…talking with Professor Michael Robinson about exploration, extreme environments and Southern Ocean history

Professor Michael Robinson from the University of Hartford (USA), has been based at the Australian National University for a month whilst undertaking research at the National Library of Australia. During his visit, I caught up with Michael to discuss Southern Ocean history and record a podcast for ‘Time to Eat the Dogs‘, his blog about … More ‘Time to Eat the Dogs’…talking with Professor Michael Robinson about exploration, extreme environments and Southern Ocean history