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Lynne Leonhardt

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Lynne Leonhardt grew up on an orchard in Donnybrook in the South West of Western Australia and travelled extensively as a young adult. She studied music and English literature at the University of Western Australia while bringing up four children, and later completed a PhD in Creative Writing at Edith Cowan University. Her first novel, Finding Jasper (Margaret River Press, 2012), was longlisted for the 2013 Dobbie Award. Lynne is the great-great grand niece of leading Australian suffragist, Henrietta Augusta Dugdale, the protagonist of her upcoming second novel, Step Up, Mrs Dugdale (Publication March 2019).









A LITTLE BIT OF ORANGE GOES A LONG WAY

It’s that time of the year when I slip into marmalade mode. Normally I would have already made umpteen batches by now, but this year I’m running late. Over the past month, the Seville orange tree at the back of my garden has been steadily offloading its crop onto the lawn in an attempt to shame me into honouring my part of the bargain. Meanwhile the fruit-flies have been have been having a fiel... Read more of this blog post »
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“I do not cough for my own amusement,' replied Kitty fretfully to her Papa in 'Pride & Prejudice”
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“They took to silence. They touched each other without comment and without progression. A hand on a hand, a clothed arm, resting on an arm. An ankle overlapping an ankle, as they sat on a beach, and not removed. One night they fell asleep, side by side... He slept curled against her back, a dark comma against her pale elegant phrase.”
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