The Wordy Women Tour

    with

    Kylie Ladd
    Maggie Joel
    Fiona Higgins

     

    Come and listen to three of Australia's finest novelists chat about life, love and books.

     

    5:30pm for 6pm Friday 31 October

    Ralph Wilson Theatre, Gorman House Arts Centre


    Cost: $5 members, $10 non-members
    Bookings: You can book by phone on 6262 9191, online or at the office. Payment is required at time of booking.

     


Events & Workshops

MichaelMcKernan	The Story of My Life: A Masterclass with Benjamin Law

10am–4pm Saturday 1 November

If you've ever considered writing about your life—in columns, personal essays or as a memoir—but weren't sure where (or how) to start, then join this in-depth exploration of writing the most important story you'll ever tell: your own.

Benjamin Law is a Sydney-based journalist, columnist and screenwriter. He is the author of two books—The Family Law (2010) and Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East (2012)—and the co-author of the comedy book Shit Asian Mothers Say (2014) with his sister Michelle and illustrator Oslo Davis.

Benjamin Law	Feature Writing and the Business of Freelancing with Benjamin Law

10am–4pm Sunday 2 November

Join Benjamin Law for this full-day intensive class as he explores the essentials of successful freelance writing, and illuminates the business of freelancing in an ever competitive market.

Benjamin Law is a Sydney-based journalist, columnist and screenwriter. He is the author of two books—The Family Law (2010) and Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East (2012)—and the co-author of the comedy book Shit Asian Mothers Say (2014) with his sister Michelle and illustrator Oslo Davis.

Kaz DelaneyRiding the Wave of YA Success: A Fangs Optional Workshop with Kaz Delaney

10am–4pm Saturday 8 November

Kaz Delaney will examine the ingredients of a successful YA novel. She will discuss tone, markets, audience, agents, selling across two continents and popular culture in the context of the YA novel.

Award winning YA & children's author, Kaz Delaney, and her alter ego, Kerri Lane have currently sold 68 books between them. Kaz's current title Dead, Actually (Allen & Unwin) is a 'crossover novel', closing the divide between adult and teen fiction.


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