The Lost Sister

Journey of a Groningen Girl

 

Nell Jones

2013, Writing new novel, A Token for Perry

2013, Writing the script 'Anneke' for Tropfest

2013, Writing Workshop for Talented and Gifted students Redhead Public School, whole day workshop

2012, May, Newcastle Art Space, Building Bridges with Bali, Opened this exhibition with poetry performance from the Sky Is My Religion accompanied by Balinese Dancer

2012 Poetry Performances with Balinese music and dancers Lass O'Gowrie, Newcastle

2012 Poetry Perfomances with Balinese music and dancers, Opening of the Gallery on Beaumont Street Hamilton, Newcastle

2012, October 4th, Launch of The Sky Is My Religion at the Dewangga Gallery, in Dancing Under The Sky. Opening with live poetry performances in the gallery with Balinese orchestra and 15 dancers. 5-9th October, twice daily poetry performances with dancers and musicians. Supported by the Ubud International Writers Festival.

2011, October, Launch of The Lost Sister of Groningen at the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, Ubud, Bali

2011, Launch of The Lost Sister, April, Tap Gallery, Sydney

2011 The Class of 1895, Commissioned to write this play for the 150th anniversary of Stockton Public School, Newcastle NSW

2010 The Lost Sister of Groningen Blurb.com

A Voice by the Sea-A volume of poems Blurb.com

2009 Book of Poems

2008 -Two month writing trip to Florence and Germany to work on Lost Sister of Groningen.

2007-Three month writing trip, self funded to stay and write as a resident in the city of Groningen, Netherlands

2005 Jack and Lily, self published. A book of short stories based on Australian men and women who had diverse human experiences during the World Wars, told through the eyes of several families in Australia, paintings and illustrations by Malcolm Jones.

2004 A 2 week research trip, to the Netherlands, for the Lost Sister of Groningen with Anneke.

2002 Unpublished. A set of four children’s books based on the history of Stockton and Newcastle, illustrated by Nell Jones

1999 The Big Fumbled Find. A family history book, self published.

1991 Slick Slap Stick- A Circus play supported by Disadvantaged Schools Program funding. Performed at the Adelaide Arts Festival at the Adelaide Festival Theatre. A segment performed for the Channel 7 Good Morning Show.

1990 No Boy Is Bad Written with students and supported with Australia Council Funding. The piece was the story of the origins of Boys Town in Australia. It was performed at Shop Front Theatre, Sydney for the Golden Jubilee Year of Boys Town.

1988 Stop Staring at Us A project co-written with students investigating gangs and violence in Sydney, supported by NSW Arts Council Funding.

Performed at the Sunbury Youth Festival Victoria, Boys Town, and toured for 2 weeks in Victorian Schools. Segments performed live on 2GB Radio Sydney.

1985 Received a twelve month Literature Grant from the Australia Council to work with Gordon Dryland on a Master Writers Grant.

1986 Kathleen Mc Conroy included Dead Man's Alley in her theses on Australian Literature for Sydney University.

1985 The Blind Forty, a play set in the Great Depression on the banks of the Torrens River in Adelaide, directed by Mark Ferguson, performed at the Seymour Centre, Everest Theatre and Chippendale Studios with Australian Theatre For Young People

1983 Dead Mans Alley, a play in one act about homeless men in Melbourne, directed by Jane Westbrook, performed at the Nimrod Theatre Upstairs with Australian Theatre For Young People.

 

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Book Launch of The Sky Is My Religion at the 'Dancing Under The Sky Exhibition', Ubud, Bali, October 4th, 2012

The Sky Is My Religion
Special Edition
By Poems by Nell Jones
Photo book

Article featuring the Lost Sister of Groningen

Newcastle Herald

Article by Donna Page Newcastle Herald April 8th 2011

The Lost Sister at Ubud Writers and Readers Festival

Anneke and Nell interviewed by Joop Mul for the Dutch Australian Cultural Centre

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English Translation of the Book Review on Radio Nederlands By Joop Mul (Ozcloggie) DACC


SBS Dutch Radio Page with Interview

Notes

The Dutch Touch on ABC Open

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