tHIS titel needs aneditor

tHIS titel needs aneditor

Or a whole team of them. Young ones! Things are gearing up here at Pigeons HQ. Fresh from an inspiring visit to the USA to meet with our friends at 826 Valencia and 826 National, as well as meetings with new friends Badgerdog and WritersCorps, we Pigeons are full of fresh ideas and plans for 2011. Kicking it all off is our dynamic new after school program, Early Harvest, which we are thrilled to...

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Fifteen Minutes of You?

Pigeons are excited and honored to be hosting the 2011 edition of the Emerging Writing Festival’s popular 15 Minutes of Fame sessions. Always in need of something new to read, we’re keen to get our paws (claws?) onto your recently published work and, even better, have a chat to you about it at the festival. 15 Minutes of Fame will be held at Federation Square on Sunday June 5 from...

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Nine reasons to buy ‘Pigeons: Stories in the Post, Volume II’

Nine reasons to buy ‘Pigeons: Stories in the Post, Volume II’

Books make the best presents, and stories co-written by authors and children make the best books. There are forty-two (forty-two!) contributing authors. For $22 you get 21 stories. That’s around $1.05 a story. That’s a bargain. It has many evil geniuses, including, but not limited to: a rock intent on world-domination, a science teacher who can’t dance, a soiled...

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These autographs will be worth something someday

These autographs will be worth something someday

‘Will you sign my book?’ ‘Sure, but you need to sign mine too.’ ‘Hold on, don’t sign it, do a drawing.’ ‘A drawing of a pigeon?’ ‘Yeah!’ Conversations like this filled the air at Footscray Community Arts Centre last night, as authors young and old, along with friends, family and supporters gathered in the beautiful outdoor...

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The Day of the Pigeons over, the Day of the Pigeons Book still to come!

The Day of the Pigeons over, the Day of the Pigeons Book still to come!

Whoah! That was awesome, we should do it again sometime! The Day of the Pigeons was certainly something special. Not only did we raise over $3,000 – funds that will go directly to aiding the development of our literacy projects – the event was also a great coming together of the wider Pigeons community. Friends new and old mingled in the historic Bella Union, and were treated to some...

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