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Author Robert Dessaix among Australia Council award recipients

Author Robert Dessaix among Australia Council award recipients

Robert Dessaix, Dr Judy Bailey and Judith Pungkarta Inkamala are among the eight artists to be honoured at the 2022 Australia Council Awards. The awards recognise the contribution of outstanding artists to their artforms and to the cultural life of the nation. Eminent author Robert Dessaix receives the Lifetime Achievement Award for Literature, recognising his unique […]

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Bibliophile | Robert Dessaix celebrates magic of reading in ‘Abracadabra’

Abracadabra by Robert Dessaix Brio Books Currently living in Hobart with Peter Timms, his partner of 40 years who is also a writer, Robert Dessaix is in demand as a guest speaker but sometimes the audiences for his words of wisdom are quite small. While podcasts can attract huge audiences around the globe, Dessaix’s talks […]

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Bibliophile | Growing older can be ‘The Time of Our Lives’

The Time of Our Lives by Robert Dessaix (Brio Books) Audio book narrated by Paul English (Wavesound) Robert Dessaix is at a Yogyakarta hotel when he starts contemplating growing old. At 76 years of age, he is watching a 25 year-old Balinese wellness instructor on the lawn with a group of elderly hotel guests as […]

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