Ingrid Banwell

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Ingrid Banwell is a New Zealand born artist and writer living with her family in Sydney. She holds a Master’s degree with First Class Honors in painting from the Elam School of Fine Arts in Auckland, New Zealand and her artwork hangs in homes and offices around the world. Her three-dimensional work is also featured in several key publications on New Zealand art.
Thanks to travel-hungry genes, she’s lived in Mexico City, Vienna, London and New York.
As an author, Ingrid has been published in Cosmos Online, Andromeda Spaceways and the NSW Writers’ Centre magazine Newswrite as well as numerous online publications. Her story Untangling the Future features in You’re Not Alone - a collection of science fiction short stories edited by Damien Brode
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Ingrid Banwell I think I suffer the opposite – the proper term of which I believe is… wait for it … logorrhea. Yes it’s a word. In my case, it’s…moreI think I suffer the opposite – the proper term of which I believe is… wait for it … logorrhea. Yes it’s a word. In my case, it’s logorrhea-of-the-keyboard. Apparently when the words come out of your mouth rather than from a pen or computer, it’s a disease. I’m actually quite quiet when it comes to matters of the mouth so I don’t think I have a problem but others may disagree. The real challenge I face is having the words I put down make sense. So if I feel like I’m going mad I go for a walk. Or make myself structure what I write. For me, that’s the hard part.(less)
Ingrid Banwell Two things . Working independently. Creating new worlds and characters and then inhabiting them.
Average rating: 4.13 · 16 ratings · 7 reviews · 2 distinct works
The Infidel's Garden

4.23 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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You're Not Alone

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A Genius is Raised from the Dead

Five hundred years ago in 1516, Hieronymus Bosch – one of the world’s greatest painters – passed away, leaving behind a body of work that has beguiled, inspired and outraged his audiences. Sadly, an unknown number of his paintings were destroyed by fanatics during the wars of the reformation. The works that survived, however, have inspired generations of scholars, surrealist artists and science... Read more of this blog post »
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Over the past five or so years, the ebook universe has become a crowded space. Veronica Scott, however, is a supernova who knows the physics of this universe and what her audience craves. Star Cruise: Outbreak is a vessel of delights very firmly park ...more
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Sometimes, in the midst of all the heavy stuff of adult life, it’s nice to retreat into a children’s book like Jessica Townsends’s enchanting ‘Nevermoor’ for a bit of light relief.
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The Incarnations by Susan  Barker
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Many years ago, when we still listened to music on record players, my father returned from a trip to China with a single – the sleeve of which depicted a handsome couple beneath an English translation: ‘I HATE YOU DEEPLY.’

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“...the air a library and the record of every life lived, every sentence spoken, every word transmitted still reverberating within it.”
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“Every hour, she thinks, someone for whom the war was memory falls out of the world.”
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“A little while, a moment of rest upon the wind, and another woman shall bear me.”
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