Christmas gift – Home is the Hunter

by Tim Cox on November 14, 2016

Home is the Hunter makes a great Christmas present!

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“All I want for Christmas is a book with short stories and poems about the wonderful Hunter Valley, and some photos too!”

Well, we have the perfect gift for you, then! You can now buy ‘Home is the Hunter’ in shops. $25 will get you a great collection of more than 70 poems and stories (both fiction and non-fiction) along with some very special photographs and other images. This anthology brings together a variety of voices, from struggling farming families in the Upper Hunter to those who have come more recently to this valley as refugees, from skateboarding city-dwellers to sailors on the lake.

These shops are currently stocking ‘Home is the Hunter’:

• MacLean’s Booksellers on Beaumont St, Hamilton
• Harry Hartog at Westfield Kotara
• Cooks Hill Books and Records on Darby St

You can also email us to buy a copy at catchfirepress@gmail.com.

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Home is the Hunter – Official Book Launch!

by Tim Cox on September 30, 2016

Home is the Hunter is now available at MacLean’s Booksellers, Hamilton, and Harry Hartog Bookshop, Westfield Kotara.

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The new Catchfire Press anthology ‘Home is the Hunter’ will be launched by Rosemarie Milsom, founding director of the Newcastle Writers Festival.

Saturday, 8 October at 6pm
New Lambton Community Centre
cnr Alma Rd and Cromwell St

Please join us for the launch of ‘Home is the Hunter’.

This is the sixth book in the Catchfire Press Valley series, and our first to contain colour images, along with contributions from more than 50 local writers.

There will be short readings after the book is launched, and refreshments to follow.

‘Home is the Hunter’ brings together a variety of voices, from struggling farming families in the Upper Hunter to those who have come more recently to this valley as refugees.

These moving stories, poems and photographs bring to life all the experiences and emotions of people fortunate enough to be at home in our Hunter Valley.

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Home is the Hunter – the cover is here!

September 15, 2016

Home is the Hunter is now available at MacLean’s Booksellers, Hamilton, and Harry Hartog Bookshop, Westfield Kotara. Thanks to Fiona Tsang for the great cover design! Special book launch event coming soon! WHEN: Saturday, 8th October 2016, 6pm WHERE:  New Lambton Community Centre, Alma Rd, New Lambton   All are welcome to attend.

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Home is the Hunter – New anthology coming soon!

July 25, 2016

Home is the Hunter is now available at MacLean’s Booksellers, Hamilton, and Harry Hartog Bookshop, Westfield Kotara. The new Catchfire Press anthology Home is the Hunter will be launched on Saturday 8th October 2016 at the New Lambton Community Centre, Alma Rd, New Lambton commencing at 6pm. All are welcome to attend.   The Prize-winners […]

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Competition for prose and poetry – Home is the Hunter

March 25, 2015

Catchfire Press is pleased to announce a new competition for prose and poetry: Home is the Hunter With $1200 in prizes to be won! How many ways are there to celebrate what the Hunter Valley means to you? Every family has a story about coming to the Hunter. From the earliest of times, people have […]

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Catchfire Press at the 2015 Newcastle Writers Festival

March 5, 2015

Come to the Newcastle Writers Festival session, ‘Home Grown’, being given by Catchfire Press on Friday, 20th March, 12.30pm to 1.30pm in the Mulubinba Room of the City Hall. Catchfire is launching its latest competition for ‘Home is the Hunter’. Come and listen to readings from last year’s ‘Watermark’ and find out about Koel Koel, […]

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Watermark

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Our relationship to water is never ending. Here are stories, poems and memoirs about fishing, surfing, floods, rock stars, bath tubs, battles and the sea from outstanding Hunter Valley writers. Contributors include Scott Bevan, Paddy Lightfoot, Jan Dean, Gail Hennessy and Roland Bannister. Cover design by local illustrator Fiona Tsang. Layout and text design by Ben Pickles.   Watermark was launched at […]

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New Book Launch in September

June 26, 2014

 Our much-anticipated book, ‘Watermark’ will be launched at the New Lambton Community Centre in Newcastle on Saturday, 13th September at 2.00pm. Scott Bevan, a well known ABC journalist and author, will launch the book and there will be light refreshments. Come and join us! The New Lambton Community Centre is on the corner of Cromwell […]

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Selections for Watermark

March 19, 2014

All contributors whose work has been accepted for publication in Watermark have been notified.

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Newcastle Writers Festival

February 7, 2014

Catchfire Press will participate in the Newcastle Writers Festival this year on Saturday 5th April, 2014, from 10.00 am to 11.15pm. Members will talk about the history and philosophy of Catchfire Press, publishing and Koel Koel. In addition there will be readings by contributing authors such as Scott Bevan which will include pieces from the […]

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