Tag Archives: McPhee Gribble

Brian Johns: The Force Of Ideas

O the sad but perfect irony of me being asked to write about my friend Brian John’s legacy for Meanjin online just a few days after his death. He, who rarely spoke about himself, would not have approved. He loved small magazines … Continue reading

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Sending Papers up the Hume

Hilary McPhee reflects upon a large number of boxes in her laundry   In London again this summer, I return as I always do to the handsome Reading Room of the Wellcome Medical Library in the Euston Road, my place … Continue reading

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In conversation with Caroline Baum

  Earlier this year Caroline Baum interviewed me about publishing. The interview, mainly about the McPhee Gribble days and our dealings with both US and British agents and publishers, as well as the great changes affecting editing, publishing and writing … Continue reading

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My friend, Diana Gribble, died the other night …

Written for The Drum, ABC. Since then the tributes have poured forth from people who knew her well, and from some who didn’t but had benefitted from her gifts – her ability to make things happen, to set things to … Continue reading

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