Red Dirt Talking won the TAG Hungerford award and was longlisted for the Miles Franklin award. While winning an award is no blanket guarantee of a book or a writer, in this case the above mix is justified. Best unpublished novel, but it didn’t make the Miles Franklin cut.
This book is nonetheless a great read for it contains within it all the reasons that we read. It creates …read more
published: November 26th, 2013
I kill people for a living.
(first published in Medium, Oct 2013)
A search of Google will reveal several pages to you and that I am not alone in this. The headline is anything but original or exclusive. I stole it. But then, murder is often associated with theft.
Anyway, killing. For example, Chris Nickson http://chrisnickson.co.uk/2013/02/21/killi…read more
published: November 6th, 2013
Martin Chambers was born in Perth, Western Australia. He is married and has two adult daughters. He is a biologist who understands our origins are from the sea and believes we are not safe unless our feet are wet. His recreations include kayaking, sailing and sitting in the spa.