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Gillian Polack Listed in Fave Australian Authors Voting!

Our very own Gillian Polack has made the ballot for Favorite Australian Authors in the Wildcard category. Voting is open to all at booktopia.com Gillian is the author of The Wizardry of Jewish Women and the upcoming release, The Time of the Ghosts. She is … Continue reading

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Within my teaching box

Inside an old hatbox is a tin. That tin has a peacock on the top and is called Table Talk Dainties. I bought it years ago, to store spices in. In 1922 in Australia, you could buy the tin, for … Continue reading

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Meeting Emma and Gillian

“Did GG’s stuff include a scrapbook?” “There’s one of those late Victorian scrapbooks, with poems and pasted pictures. Is that what you mean?” In my debut novel for Book View Café, The Wizardry of Jewish Women, a scrapbook appears. “This … Continue reading

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BVC Welcomes Gillian Polack

Gillian Polack

Gillian Polack writes fiction that others have trouble defining. Her novels range from kinda-sorta urban fantasy in The Wizardry of Jewish Women (a Ditmar finalist) to kinda-sorta time travel but probably alternate history in Langue[dot]doc 1305. Continue reading

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