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The Creative Issue – News for Creatives | October 30, 2020

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AboutTom Linkins, Author at The Creative Issue

Tom Linkins

Tom Linkins

Okay with people, better with words. Can be found laying on warm rocks with lizards pretending to read and be natural, or in cafes emptying loose change on counter for habitual morning coffee. (The last of my pay check went toward pair of jeans I will never wear, nor fit into.) Should probably be saving for a house like all other sane twenty-somethings, but my perpetual hunger for food and wine I can’t afford and disinterest in lucrative occupations is getting in the way.

Posts By Tom Linkins

Tivoli Declares Open Season

October 9, 2020 |

Restrictions are easing, the sun is shining, and The Tivoli you know and love is back. Read More

Room to Dream: BWF’s Digital Care Package

September 2, 2020 |

In light of current events, the 2020 Brisbane Writers Festival has moved online. Each day from the 31st of August until the 6th of September the public will have free access to talks, readings, and creative presentations from some of Brisbane’s most talented storytellers. Read More

Zero to One Art Rave

July 9, 2020 |

Lockdown breeds creativity and innovation. By now, this much is clear. Our social media feeds are inundated with celebrities, artists and average joes finding new ways to connect and capitalise on being homebound. The QUIVR is a shining example. Read More

Post-COVID Postcards: Wish You Were Here!

May 1, 2020 |

When the going gets tough humanity tends to turn to our great writers to lift us up. In an interview with The Paris Review E.B. White (essayist and author of Charlotte’s Web) reflected on the author’s role in society as one that “should tend to lift people up… Writers do not merely reflect and interpret life, they inform and shape it.” Read More

Céramiques and Sanity in Self Isolation

April 16, 2020 |

We’re heading into our umpteenth week of self isolation. I’ve lost track of the days, I’ve put on 4 kilos, and I’ve forgotten how to maintain eye contact with the woman at the bottle shop. And I know I’m not alone. Read More

Shining On With Karen Allan

March 29, 2020 |

“It’s like apocalypse out there,” says Karen Allan, staring out the window of her shopfront. “I’m half expecting to see zombies trawl past.” Read More

The Writer’s Life with Melissa Coleman

March 16, 2020 |

Airships, and automatons and German spies — oh my! Read More

Kicking Goals and Breaking Stigmas with GLASS

March 8, 2020 |

Born out of a desire to elevate young voices and earn writing credits, GLASS Magazine was launched by a group of QUT students in 2019.

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BeerFest 2020

March 8, 2020 |

Is there anything more Australian than beer? Cracking open a coldie with your mates after a hard week’s yakka? Short answer; no. Read More

Up Late with James St

February 29, 2020 |

Put the bubbles on ice and call the babysitter because fashion’s biggest night out in Brisbane is back! Read More