Almanac People: Introducing Bruno Lettieri, a gifted interviewer of writers and artists

The Footy Almanac is happy to introduce and support Bruno Lettieri who calls himself a gardener but who is really a talented interviewer of writers and artists. He has that special gift of drawing out his subjects.

How was your team performing 10 years ago? – Bluebaggers, something to make you smile!

Was your team on the winners list 10 years ago in Round 2 2009? Check out some of the Almanac match reports from that round. The Blues match will bring some joy to the now long suffering Carlton fans!

What’s in this year’s Footy Almanac

John Harms gives an overview of the forewords and Grand Final pieces which feature in The Footy Almanac 2012. And then there’s 200 match reports.

Almanacker short-listed for the Miles Franklin Award

G’day Folks Great news: Writer Tony Birch, who is best-known around the world for his Almanac pieces on Carlton, has been short-listed for Australia’s premier literary award, the Miles Franklin, for his novel, Blood.  Congratulations Tony. We hope you are kicking with the breeze in the final quarter, and get the four points. (Tony also [Read more]

Tony Birch seminar on the involvement of Indigenous players in the AFL

EVENT:   Thursday, April 26 6-8pm at the Jika Jika Community Centre, corner of Union and Plant Streets, Northcote (very near Westgarth Station). FREE Dr Tony Birch, writer and university lecturer, looks at the issues surrounding the participation of Indigenous Australians in football, and the way that Indigenous footballers are portrayed in the day-to-day reporting of [Read more]