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The bumper winter issue includes a profile on bestselling novelist Pip Williams, Ashley Kalagian Blunt reflects on how creativity — including reading — can improve health and wellbeing, and retiring State Librarian John Vallance shares his highlights from six years at the helm of the Library. There's also a poem by Gamilaroi poet Luke Patterson, Eda Gunaydin explores how writing saved her life, and Stuart Kells busts a few myths about Shakespeare.
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