The CDR is seeking expressions of interest for

Winter Reading Retreat

July 03–12, 2018 · Gresford, NSW

featuring Special Guests: Vanessa Berry, Ross Gibson, Gary Warner, Barbara Campbell and more TBA. Expressions of Interest due: June 1st, 2018

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Reading Projects:

Lisa Robertson
For Time In The Codex · January 2018

Patrick White
For White Out · June 24–25, 2017 · Old Darlington School

Clarice Lispector
For Lispectors · March 25, 2017 · Big Fag Press

Virginia Woolf
For Woolf Down · January 25, 2017 · NSW Writers’ Centre


What is CDR?
The Centre for Deep Reading is dedicated to the creation of temporary autonomous zones for intensive reading.

What is Deep Reading?
Deep reading is curiosity followed so far that it has become serious exploration.