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The Dog Catcher of Jabiru in About Place Journal

Ranger Mine, Jabiru, AustraliaWelcome to my blog. As a freelance writer, my beat was the odd nugget of information, the buzz at parties, parsing what people were muttering about. Not the breaking of a news item, but finding out if  “Who Knew?” was real or a rumor. What I found is that truth is really stranger than fiction. A trip to the Top End of Australia, where the strange meets the wonderful, the funny, the tragic, and the redemptive is chronicled in my essay, The Dog Catcher of Jabiru. The Dog Catcher of Jabiru was published in the November 2014 issue of About Place Journal. A version of this story won the 2013 Tara L. Masih Intercultural Essay Prize in the Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition. About Place Journal is a literary journal published by the Black Earth Institute, dedicated to re-forging the links between art and spirit, earth and society. Volume III, issue II is called “Voices of the Human Spirit.”  Edited by Michael McDermott, this online magazine issue features articles, essays and poetry on environmental and social crises, the search for a sustainable environment and social justice and the need to find support and inspiration for change. To read The Dog Catcher of Jabiru, CLICK HERE.

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