Stephen Woodfin

Stephen Woodfin

I hope that I am always writing about larger issues like love, justice and fairness. When I write courtroom scenes I am not thinking about legal procedure. My thoughts are on the story in the book, which usually has little to do with what happens at the courthouse.

Michael Arditti

Over the past thirty years Michael Arditti has dedicated his life to the written word writing for the stage, BBC TV and radio, but he is best known as a novelist producing a string of well-received and award winning novels. You were a reputable playwright; was it that only writing a novel could bring out the […]

Without ‘Please’

Three oranges, Three candles: red, white and a black one, The letter there, in the middle, From Pablo of Andalucia… A knife… With a long, smiley blade Anxiety… A rainy day… Horizons in the past and Stiff bread-roll halved for you In case you came back Hungry … Like a hungry wolf And the shiny […]

Santo Silenzio

I entered a church To touch the peace for a moment On the busy street of inner city of Sydney I looked at the faces of self-contented and Slightly indifferent saints preoccupied with Non-familiar ideas to me, at this moment At this stage of my life Only one man was standing there When he turned, […]