Sport is ‘everything’ to boys. It’s so great in an all boys school, that literature, books, art, writing are celebrated. This is my 8th Newington Literature Festival in Sydney – I love it.
The world is challenging with the rise of fascism, refugees, war and political turmoil. Literature, creativity is a place to think, work out how you can navigate this world and more. So many of the authors write about that and open discussion and empowering pathways to a positive future. Here are a few of the extraordinary authors-
… and there is my YA novel ‘The Cave’ where I delved into the lives of teen boys and my son to discover powerful ideas:-
‘War is not brave, but men can be brave in war & in life.’ (The Cave page 141)