Interweaving Cultures with Nicole Alexander

In 2014, I was lucky enough to interview Nicole Alexander about her (then) new book, The Great Plains. This is the resulting interview, which was originally published by Hush Hush Biz. To celebrate the upcoming release of Alexander’s seventh novel, An Uncommon Woman, I thought now would be a great time to share this little flashback!

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Lucinda Williams – Ghosts of Highway 20 (Album Review)

Noted singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams’ rise to fame was slow and it wasn’t until the release of her third album in 1988 that she really made an impact. Since then, she has had a long list of hits including Still I Long for Your Kiss (from the film “The Horse Whisperer”), Changed the Locks and Steal … Continue reading Lucinda Williams – Ghosts of Highway 20 (Album Review)

Historians Examine Australia’s Immigrant Past in “Stories From The Sandstone”

Peter Hobbins, Ursula K Frederick and Anne Clarke’s Stories from the Sandstone: Quarantine Inscriptions from Australia’s Immigrant Past is a unique take on the long- documented history of Australia’s first immigrants. From early on in Australia’s history, Old Man Hat in North Head was the landing point for many an immigrant looking to make a … Continue reading Historians Examine Australia’s Immigrant Past in “Stories From The Sandstone”