Watch the video and discuss the following questions in the magazine.

Watch this interview of Verena Tay

Ms Verena Tay won the Llifetime Award voted by the Readers of the National Critics Choice 2011. She was interviewed by Robin Stienberg, Editor in Chief about her new book releases in 2011 and plans for the future.


Hedgebrook is a global community of women writers and people who seek extraordinary books, poetry, plays, films and music by women. A literary nonprofit, our mission is to support visionary women writers whose stories and ideas shape our culture. We offer writing residencies, master classes and salons at our 25-year-old retreat on Whidbey Island, and public programs around the country that connect writers with readers and audiences.

NOMOPHOBIA | Award Winning Short Film By Cinecraft | Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film festival

NOMOPHOBIA | Award Winning Short Film By Cinecraft Film Making Students & Mentor | Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film festival | CineCraft Academy

What is Nomophobia

It is the fear of being without your smartphone… Sounds simple but it is a serious problem.

How Is Your Phone Changing You

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Should you be worried about your cellphone?

Modern Slavery: The Most-Afflicted Countries

These ten countries have the most people living in modern slavery, or victims of human trafficking.

Modern slavery, hidden in plain sight | Kate Garbers | TEDxExeter

If you think slavery is a thing of the past, think again. Millions of people around the world are trapped in modern slavery – and they could be working for you. In this powerful talk Kate Garbers makes the unseen seen and helps us spot the signs of modern slavery in our midst.

Maids for Sale: Silicon Valley’s Online Slave Market – BBC News

Google, Apple and Facebook-owned Instagram are enabling an illegal online slave market by providing and approving apps used for the buying and selling of domestic workers in the Gulf.

Seven Natural Wonders of Georgia | Georgia Traveler

Join us to experience Amicalola Falls, the Okefenokee Swamp, Providence Canyon, Radium Springs, Stone Mountain, Tallulah Gorge and Warm Springs. If you’re wondering how these seven were chosen from all of Georgia’s fabulous natural resources, check out the New Georgia Encyclopedia’s article about the history of the select seven.

Grand Canyon In Depth – 01 – More Than A View

Grand Canyon In Depth is a new video series that explores the natural and human history of Grand Canyon National Park.

Authorities work to recover American missionary’s body from remote island

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John Chau, 26, is believed to have been killed by the Sentinelese, an indigenous tribe that does not have contact with the outside world.

Coronavirus: The latest threat to the Amazon’s tribes

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As coronavirus cases spread across Brazil indigenous communties in the remote Amazon rainforest are fearing the worst. Already struggling with the impact of deforestation and land encroachment, the virus is yet another threat to their survival.

Placemaking The Melbourne St Experience

An Interview with Adelaide City Council.

What’s your story, Oon Shu An?

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Unicorn-obsessed Oon Shu An tells us about the challenges of growing up, going off the beaten path, and how Esplanade brings people together in a special way.

THE BIG STORY: Top scams in Singapore and new Anti-Scam Centre | The Straits Times

Journalist Charmaine Ng talks about the top scams in Singapore, the Singapore Police Force’s new Anti-Scam Centre, and how it will work to stop scammers.

Online Purchase Scam Animation

Online Purchase Scam is one of the top 10 scams in Singapore.

Internet Love Scam

Guard your heart and don’t be scammed. Watch this video to learn more about Internet Love Scam.


She’s a British novelist best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series.

How to write descriptively – Nalo Hopkinson

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The point of fiction is to cast a spell, a momentary illusion that you are living in the world of the story. But as a writer, how do you suck your readers into your stories in this way? Nalo Hopkinson shares some tips for how to use language to make your fiction really come alive.