Journey of a Groningen Girl
This month I have received some lovely messages of support for my work. The comment below comes from Lyn in Maldon Victoria. It's always great to get such lovely feedback.
I just finished yr book ..... I loved it I couldn't put it down .... Your mum and family what a life journey !!!! I'm so impressed by your ability to give voice to a family and to a time of immense hardship ..... Thank you ..... Please write another you're very…Continue
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Well we are coming close to the end of the year and it has been a huge one for me. To end this year off, I decided to publish a poetry book that my Year 2 students worked on throughout the year during Creative Writing classes at my school. An absolutely delightful experience! They are available…Continue
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Well its been a busy start to 2014. I had my 50th birthday bash in Newcastle and a great time was had by all. In March I started my Masters/PhD program with Newcastle University and have been working with Australian poet, Keri Glastonbury who is supervising my novel, A Token For Perry. …Continue
A last update for 2013 so I would like to wish to extend my warmest wishes for the festive season and hope all of you have a wonderful Christmas and hoping New Year brings love, joy and success.
Back in September I wrote a short script called Anneke, The Lost Sister of Groningen to work as a…Continue
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I have been rather busy these last weeks working on A Token for Perry, my new novel but have the great privilege next week, in teaching a full day workshop for some young writers in Newcastle at Redhead through the Department of Education. I hope I can inspire them! I will shortly be running a competition to win some books...so stay tuned. Also have begun the process in finding a way to make The Lost Sister of Groningen into a full length movie. Have had some quiet…Continue
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Happy New Year and hopefully this year will be a wonderful year for all members and their families. 2013 and I have been working steadily on my new novel, A Token For Perry and hopefully in a few months will have the first draft finished.
Meanwhile I wanted to let you know that there is a fantastic exhibtion on at the Maritime Museum in Sydney at Darling Harbour, called Waves of Migration. The museum requested that migrants put their stories up on the message board…Continue
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Well I am back from Bali even more inspired than before! A wonderful opening and great publicity for the book launch of The Sky Is My Religion. It was really wonderful to work with the artists, dancers and musicians who worked tirelessly with me to produce…Continue
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The Opening of the Sky Is My Religion went well! Check out this website link from Bali and Japan.
For a translation see below
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The new edition of my poetry book is published and ready to be launched in Ubud at the Dewangga Gallery on October the 4th, 2012. The beautiful covers were painted by I Wayan Meja and I Wayan Eka Partama (Gilo) both artists from Ubud. I am very excited to launch this book and hope you…Continue
I have been busy preparing for the launch of the new edition poetry volume, The Sky is My Religion, which will take…Continue
Added by Nell Jones on August 14, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments
i was just wondering how many books you've wrote
can you please send there names to me 'chow'
love hayley xoxo
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I really enjoyed the Bali Opening and hope some of you can check out their exhibition. The video is up of the poetry performance!
I am off to Victoria to write for the new novel, A Token For Perry'(The Girl From Shay's Flat)' and am looking forward to being inspired! Happy Easter and safe holidays.
I recieved this great letter from a reader Marg Mills about the Lost Sister of Groningen-really lovely to receive positive feedback. (see below) Thankyou…Continue
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This weekend at Newcastle Art Space, for the opening of the Balinese Exhibition on the 7th April, I am giving a Poetry Performance with Dewa Astra, one of the visitng Balinese Artists/Dancers from Ubud. I will be performing the poem 'The Sky Is Broken" from my poetry book, The Sky Is My Religion.Performances…Continue
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