"Her essay is a vivid exploration of what inspires one writer, and a warmly energetic addition to the `On' series."
Portia Lindsay — Australian Bookseller & Publisher
".the 10,000 word essay is a fearless reflection on the subjects that gave her life meaning: poetry, desire, nature, music and most powerfully, her own mortality"
Frances Atkinson — The Age
"Sprinkled with events from her youth and childhood this is a special little book. A delightful essay."
Kaye Brien — Launceston Examiner