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Review of Always Hungry in SMH: “playful, beguiling, horrifying and sexy”

A review of Always Hungry by Kerryn Goldsworthy appeared in Spectrum, Sydney Morning Herald on 15-16 Oct 2011. This is

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Talk at KickArts at Cairns Saturday October 1st 2011

I’m giving a talk in Cairns at Contemporary Art Space Kick Arts at 10 am on Saturday October 1st, including

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Ebooks at Smashwords and the Kindle Store

All my book titles, as well as some stories and essays, will be available as ebooks by the end of

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Video interview at Melbourne Writers Festival

Video Interview at Melbourne Writers Festival, September 2011 http://www.writingbar.com/2011/09/interviews-with-writers/mwf-2011-inez-baranay-on-writing-ideas-and/ OR at YouTube  

With The Tiger at The Razor’s Edge site

A new page about With The Tiger at a web site devoted to Bill Murray’s film adaptation of The Razor’s

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coming soon: new website, new ebook

My website is being re-designed by Elise @ dreamboxdesign.com.au My back list will all be published as ebooks: that’s a

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A Book’s Journey at Melbourne Writers Festival Sat 27 Aug

I’ll be on this panel ” A book’s journey” part one, talking about how books come about http://www.mwf.com.au/2011/?name=event-info&event=220

A Book’s Journey at Melbourne Writers Festival 27 August

I’ll be part of this program all about books and publishing. Here: http://www.mwf.com.au/2011/?name=event-info&event=220  

Launch of Always Hungry at Melbourne Writers Festival on 28 Aug

My new novel Always Hungry will be launched with other Press On titles on Sunday 28 August; Free and All

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Always Hungry will be launched on August 28 2011

My new novel. Look out for the new page on my website. Published by Press On in association with ASP

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review of With The Tiger in Quadrant

This review by Irina Dunn appeared in Quadrant May 2011 quote “This interesting, satisfying and revealing work of fiction is

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Williamstown Literary Festival 30 April

Williamstown Literary Festival 29 April – 1 May 2011 Saturday 30th, at the Williamstown Lit Fest (Melbourne)  i’ll be giving

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“Year of the Novel” at Victorian Writers Centre

http://vwc.org.au/services/news/post/getting-to-know-you/

“A Long Way from Katrina” in LRB-blog

My piece on the cyclone in Far North Queensland in the London Review of Books blog http://www.lrb.co.uk/blog/2011/02/14/inez-baranay/a-long-way-from-katrina/

interview on Radio Australia with Phil Kafcaloudes

An interview with Phil Kafcaloudes about my novel With The Tiger on Radio Australia today can be heard at http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/today/

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Writers on Rafts flood appeal

I’ve donated my services (author visit or manuscript assessment). See http://writersonrafts.com/

reading at Leichhardt Sydney Feb 3 at 6 pm

Irina Dunn interviews Inez Baranay and Michael Wilding at Leichhardt Library, 6 pm, February 3

reading at Midsumma festival Melbourne 27 Jan

Reading at Hobson Bay Library, Williamstown at 6 pm as part of Melbourne’s Midsumma Festival Midsumma celebrating Queer Culture

On The Brisbane River in London Review blog

A piece about the floods http://www.lrb.co.uk/blog/2011/01/17/inez-baranay/on-the-brisbane-river/

Drugarica Za Izlaske: Party Girl in Serbian

My short story Party Girl was translated into Serbian as Drugarica Za Izlaske and published in POLJA No. 466 November/December

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“Really Talking” in Perilous Adventures

“Really Talking: remembering Sasha Soldatow” published in Perilous Adventures Issue 10.04. Also from the forthcoming memoir. Read it here: http://perilousadventures.net/1004/baranay.html

“We’re So Lucky” in Wet Ink

“We’re So Lucky: Gold Coast” was published in Issue 20 of Wet Ink magazine. It’s a chapter of my forthcoming

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Back in Australia

11 August 2010 Living in Melbourne.

living in Goa, India

I’ve been living in Goa since March 1st and expect to be here for a few more months, maybe til

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India February March 2010

February 20-22, 2010 International Conference “Diaspora Space : Voices and Voyages” Department of English , Jamshedpur Women’s College. Jamshedpur February

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conference in Jamshedpur, India

I will be a guest at the International conference “Diaspora Space: Voices and Voyages” on 20th to 22nd February, 2010

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With The Tiger translations: Italian, Turkish

With The Tiger is being translated into Italian by Taddeo Roccasalda. Everest Publishers in Istanbul are preparing a translation of With

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Het beeld van Europa

A section of mine from the current memoir project called ” The Idea of Europe” translated into Flemish by Ingrid

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Australia!

Tomorrow i begin my trip back to Australia after two and a half years away.  I’ll live in Melbourne.

Writing Lessons in Griffith Review

“Writing Lessons” is my memoir of the settings of my first seven books and the settings in which they were

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With The Tiger at The Razor’s Edge

All about With The Tiger at a site devoted to Bill Murray’s film of The Razor’s Edge. http://www.theoldcorner.org.uk/withetiger.htm

Berlin!!!

I arrived in Berlin a week ago to spend about three months here.

interview on TV in Flanders

Soon after i began my residency in Antwerp, a local TV station with a book program recorded an interview with

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leaving Belgium, going to Latvia

On July 1st I begin a one month residency at the House of Writers and Translators at Ventspils, on the

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Interview about With The Tiger in The Hindu

http://www.hinduonnet.com/mp/2009/05/16/stories/2009051650800700.htm    

literary social events in Antwerp

Monday 11 May I attended a dinner for 24 people from Belgium’s literary scene at Villa Hellebosch, in the countryside http://www.beschrijf.be/index.php?q=beschrijf/residents_writings/

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Antwerp, Belgium

I am staying at the PEN-Flanders flat in Antwerp Belgium until the end of June. Am most grateful for this

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Antwerp, Belgium

I am staying at the PEN-Flanders flat in Antwerp Belgium until the end of June. Am most grateful for this

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Press On Publishing

A new publishing venture in Australia. Press On will publish an Australian edition of With The Tiger next year. Have

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Dehra Dun, Delhi

I stayed on in Rajpur near Dehra Dun to do a second three week yoga course at the Yog-Gangga Centre

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Delhi, Dehra Dun

Spending four days in Delhi, seeing friends and my publisher, doing the odd interview for With The Tiger. On to

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launch of Fiction as Window by V Padma

On 18 February I spoke a the launch of V Padma’s brilliant book Fiction as Window: critiquing the Indian literary cultural ethos

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Readings at Sangam House 6 February

I joined the resident writers and a few other writers at the end of the writers’ season at Sangam House

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Sangam House reading in Chennai, January 29

On Thursday (Jan 29) I was invited to join the international writers group from nearby Sangam House to read at

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current location: Pondicherry, India

I moved to Pondicherry just before New Year, to spend a couple of months living and writing here. Officially the

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Australian Studies conference Sri Lanka Dec 2- 5

I will be a guest at this conference in Sri Lanka for the Association for the Study of Australasia in

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Film Bazaar, Goa, India

I will be attending the Goa Film Bazaar from November 26-29. I will be pitching my films Neem Dreams and

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Readings at Ledig House

I’ve been at Ledig House for a week, am here til the end of October. This evening there’ll be public

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“Amsterdam, one winter” in Australian Author

My piece about being at Binger Film Lab in Amsterdam has come out in the August edition of Australian Author

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Chateau de Lavigny

http://www.chateaudelavigny.ch/ My time at this wonderful, beautiful, peaceful place ends on September 15. I have been living here with four

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goodbye Rome hello Nimes

I left Rome and the BR Whiting Library on July 31 after 6 wonderful months based there. Now i am

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With The Tiger has been published

I received my first copy of my new novel With The Tiger just published by HarperCollins India. What a beautiful

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Ljubljana, April 9

On Tuesday April 9 I took a seminar for students in the course on Australian Literature, at the University of

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Australian Women’s Writing at Budapest, April 2

Then on April 2nd i spoke with another exceptional group of students in the course on Australian Women’s Writing co-ordinated

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Budapest, Australian studies

April 1st in Budapest, i spoke at the weekly 90 minute long seminar in the “Focus on Australia” course at

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Rome residency

At the beginning of February I began my six month residency at the BR Whiting Library in Rome, Italy, granted

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“Neem Dreams” screenplay at Binger Film Lab

At the end of January, I completed five wonderful months at Binger Film Lab in Amsterdam. As one of a

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“Party Girl” in Wet Ink

My short story “Party Girl” was published in Wet Ink magazine in December 2007. Read here

“Your guru is your practice” in Iyengar The Yoga Master

My chapter “your guru is your practice” is included in the new volume “Iyengar the Yoga Master” edited by Kofi

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6 months in Rome in 2008!

I have been given a grant by the Literature Board of the Australia Council to spend six months in Rome

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Leaving the Gold Coast…

Am packing up as i leave the place where i have lived for over seven years … and leave Australia

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With The Tiger publication

The contracts have been signed… my next novel With The Tiger is coming out with HarperCollins India … probably December

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Writers Saloon at Swingin Safari 24 June

I’m reading and speaking at the Writers Saloon on Sunday June 24 – my last reading in Australia for who

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Binger Film Lab, Amsterdam Sept 07

I have been accepted into the Binger Film Lab in Amsterdam for their September 07 – February 08 semester where

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“Yoga and Writing” workshops USA July 2007

Yogacharya Yoga Convention July 14 This page will give details of my workshop and talks at the Convention in honour

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Review of sun square moon by Norman Sjoman

A review of my book “sun square moon: writings on yoga and writing” has appeared on the Black Lotus Books

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Yogacharya Yoga convention

Yogacharya Yoga Convention here July 9-15 in Santa Clara, California I’m giving a workshop (Yoga and Writing) and two talks

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new review of Neem Dreams in API

Have just been sent this review from API Review of Books Citation Ch A Rajendra Prasad. ‘Review: Neem Dreams by

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testimonial for yoga and writing

I received this lovely testimonial from author and yoga devotee Sarah Armstrong as I prepare my latest Yoga and Writing

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new edition of Neem Dreams in USA

A new edition of my novel Neem Dreams is now available at Amazon here Read about Neem Dreams here

“Freshening the Mind” in “Creative Writing”

My essay “Freshening the mind: an account of teaching a three-week creative writing course in Chennai, India, which is also

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new story “Three Mythic Moments”

A new story “Three Mythic Moments in the life of family and friendship” is published in the new collection called

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Interview in Galician in Vigo

In Vigo i was interviwed for the university paper – questioned in Spanish, answered in English, results in Galician. I

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Lectures in Oviedo and Vigo, Spain, October 25, 27

Still traveling in Spain. Gave my talks at the universities in Oviedo on October 25 and Vigo on 27th, speaking

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Yoga and writing workshop July 2007 in USA

I am scheduled to give the yoga and writing workshop next July in Santa Clara, California, at the Yogacharya Festival,

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Lectures in LLeida and in Tarragona, Spain.

Thursday 5 October in LLeida Monday 9 October in Tarragona Each of these towns is a day-trip from Barcelona. A

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Lecture in Barcelona Spain

I had been invited to give the sixth MacDermoot Lecture here on 5 October 2006. At the “Centre d’estudies Australians,

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Sasha Soldatow 1947 – 2006

Sasha was an old old friend. He gave me a writing lesson i never forgot when he edited an early

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Review of Best Stories in French journal Cercles

A review of Best Stories Under the Sun (D. Myers and M. Wilding, eds) CQUP, 2004 in which my short

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“Scene Stealers” in The Weekend Australian

A piece I wrote on novels based on earlier novels and my recently completed novel Lotus Feet (based on Somerset

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Ulrick Prize Dinner and Readings June 13, 14

The Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Foundation for the Arts offer a yearly prize of $10,000 each for a short

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Casual academics article

My essay (“At Last A Job”) on the casualisation of academic teaching was published in the Autumn 2006 edition of

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Chiasmus Reading Surfers Paradise 28 May 06

The writing group Chiasmus from Griffith University Gold Coast were joined by writing students from QUT (they share charismatic teacher

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Sunshine Coast short story competition May 06

I judged this, choosing 1st, 2nd and 3rd plus 7 commended from 149 entrants. They will be published in an

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Josephine Ulrich Literature Prize May 2006

I read the 271 entrants for the country’s richest short story prize ($10,000) and chose the winner and runner-up with

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Meera Nanda Delhi

Back in Delhi i had the great pleasure of meeting Meera Nanda, whose work I have admired since i came

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Australian Studies conference Ajmer Jan 06

Set off on a freezing, dark, pre-dawn Delhi morning to get the train to Ajmer; Australian poet Les Murray and

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booksource.com.au

Kathryn Johnson has her new Booksource website up (www.booksource.com.au). She is the exclusive distributor for my in-print titles in Australia.

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Creative Writing course Chennai

My old friend Eugenie Pinto is the headmistress here – I wrote about meeting her in “Letter from Madras” published

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Writers Workshop Kolkata

I spent three weeks in the astonishing city of Calutta and met several writers, booksellers and librarians. And notably, I

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Beyond Borders conference Melbourne Nov 05

“Beyond Borders – creative strategies for global harmony” inaugural conference of the Asia Pacific Writers Network I went travelling in

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Yoga and Writing Workshop November 05

Held at Victorian Writers Centre Am WAY late posting this but wanted to note how stimulating it was to give

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New book: sun square moon has arrived

Now that I’ve got a blog I’ve had to decide what to write here. No book reviews, literary journalism, political

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Not crazy any more

Elise is over helping me update my website. She said it was crazy to be a writer and not have

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