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Explorations

Dreaming of Outer Mongolia (3) Of Shamans, Buddhists & Shangri-La

The Green-Eyed Lama: Love and Betrayal in Mongolia by Oyungerel Tsedevdamba and Jeffrey L. Falt is a sweeping work of historical fiction. It brings alive the nomadic Mongol way of life, and is based on […]

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Explorations

Dreaming of Outer Mongolia (2) A Mystical Wilderness

I was lucky enough to visit Outer Mongolia and spend time with Oyungerel Tsedevdamba and Jeffrey L. Falt as part of my research while working as a book doctor on Oyungerel and Jeffrey’s manuscript, The […]

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Explorations

Dreaming of Outer Mongolia (1) An Editor’s Odyssey

Outer Mongolia is remote, little known and little understood, even today. It’d be hard to better a sweeping work of historical fiction to bring alive the nomadic Mongol way of life. The Green-Eyed Lama: Love and […]

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Poetry

Review Four Points Fourteen Lines, Tony Chan

Four Points Fourteen Lines by Tony Chan is joint winner of the 2016 Melita Hume Poetry Prize with Psalmody by Maria Apichella. ‘You doing this for charity?’ ‘No, it’s entirely selfish’, I reply, ‘A wish […]

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Interview

Interview Tony Chan, poet

Tony Chan, tell us a little bit about yourself Well, I’m the kind of person who finds these kinds of questions a tad difficult; perhaps that tells you enough about me! When you were a […]