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Rebecca Mackenzie talks about her inspiration for IN A LAND OF PAPER GODS

January 21, 2016

A story of a child far from home and caught between two cultures, IN A LAND OF PAPER GODS marries exuberant imagination with sharp pathos, and introduces Rebecca Mackenzie as a striking and original new voice. Here, Rebecca shares her author’s note abo …


Who were the Ten Pound Poms? Stephanie Bishop tells all

August 13, 2015

My grandparents migrated to Australia from England in 1965. They travelled as Ten Pound Poms, part of an assisted passage scheme that allowed British citizens to travel to Australia for £10, while children travelled at no cost. Any Briton was eligible …