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On writing and living simply

This is a blog about writing and living a sustainable life. In particular, it is focused on writing fiction while trying to live more simply as I grow older. Like an old book I have become creased at edges.

For over thirty years I was a teacher in schools and universities and was published widely in the field of Cultural Studies. More recently I have turned my hand to writing fiction between stints in the garden where I grow vegetables and looks after chickens.

Chris Barker
Academic turned fiction writer 

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  • cbarker_nbn@iinet.net.au
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