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Stephen Orr is an Adelaide-based writer of both fiction and non-fiction.

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Opinion

How to disassemble a state

Thank you for choosing South Australia. We hope your product has provided many hours of service and enjoyment. Now that you have finished with your state, we would like to provide some simple, no-nonsense advice about disassembly and disposal.

Opinion

Requiem for a school

Is a bigger school better for smaller people? Author Stephen Orr (writing as The Poet) thinks not, as he laments the loss of his old primary school at Gilles Plains and the memories it rekindles of gum nuts, mad dogs, marbles and square dancing.

Opinion

Our libraries need more, not less, money

The State Library of South Australia is a treasure offering knowledge, pleasure, a window to enlightenment – all of which are threatened when libraries become a soft target for government cost-cutting, writes author Stephen Orr.