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Upcoming events

Anna Krien

Act of Grace book launch (VIC)

Anna Krien’s novel Act of Grace is an electrifying story of fear and sacrifice, and what people will do to outrun the shadows. We are thrilled to have Nam Le to launch this book. This event is free, no need to book.

Date:   Tuesday 1 October

Time:   6:30pm

Venue: Readings Carlton, 309 Lygon St, Carlton, VIC 3053

Price:   This is a free event

Michelle de Kretser

Writers on Writers: On Shirley Hazzard book launch (VIC)

Join acclaimed writer Emily Bitto in conversation with two-time Miles Franklin Award-winning author Michelle de Kretser as they launch her new book, Michelle de Kretser on Shirley Hazzard, released on 1 October.

This event will include a collection viewing of Shirley Hazzard first editions and de Kretser’s early manuscripts, and an author signing, with Readings bookstore selling copies of the book on the night. Michelle de Kretser on Shirley Hazzard is the latest instalment of Writers on Writers, a series of short books where leading writers reflect on another Australian writer who has inspired and influenced them. Provocative and crisp, these books start a fresh conversation between past and present about the craft of writing. The series is a collaboration between independent publisher Black Inc, the University of Melbourne and State Library Victoria.

Date:   Thursday 3 October

Time:   6:00pm

Venue: State Library Victoria, 328 Swanston St, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Price:   This is a free event

Anna Krien

Anna Krien in conversation at Better Read Than Dead bookshop (NSW)

Celebrate the release of Anna Krien's stunning Act of Grace, an electrifying story of fear and sacrifice, and what people will do to outrun the shadows. Anna will be in conversation with Mel Kembrey, Deputy Editor of Spectrum.

Date:   Thursday 3 October

Time:   6:30pm

Venue: Better Read Than Dead, 265 King Street, Newtown, NSW 2042

Price:   This is a free event

Benjamin Law

Benjamin Law author talk at Avid Reader bookshop (QLD)

Compiled by celebrated author and journalist Benjamin Law, Growing Up Queer in Australia assembles voices from across the spectrum of LGBTIQA+ identity. Spanning diverse places, eras, ethnicities and experiences, these are the stories of growing up queer in Australia.

Tickets $10.00, or $29.99 for ticket plus a copy of Growing Up Queer in Australia (save $10). 

Date:   Tuesday 8 October

Time:   6:00pm

Venue: Avid Reader, 193 Boundary Street, West End, QLD 4101

Price:   $10.00

Anna Krien

Anna Krien in conversation at the Sun Bookshop (VIC)

Celebrate the release of Anna Krien's stunning Act of Grace, an electrifying story of fear and sacrifice, and what people will do to outrun the shadows. She will be in-conversation with Sarina Gale.

Please register your attendence via the booking link.

Date:   Tuesday 8 October

Time:   7:00pm

Venue: The Younger Sun Bookshop, 26 Murray Street, Yarraville, VIC 3013

Price:   This is a free event

Anna Krien

Anna Krien in conversation with Dumbo Feather (VIC)

Anna Krien's novel Act of Grace is an electrifying story of fear and sacrifice, and what people will do to outrun the shadows. The critically acclaimed author discusses her work. 

Date:   Wednesday 9 October

Time:   6:00pm

Venue: Dumbo Feather HQ, 11 Princes Street, St Kilda, VIC 3182

Price:   $20 for ticket or $35 for ticket and signed book

Alan  Kohler

Alan Kohler author talk and luncheon (SA)

Presented by the SA Press Club, hear Alan Kohler's take on how the banks went rogue, and how Australians should do more to protect and grow their money.

Date:   Tuesday 15 October

Time:   12:00pm

Venue: Grand Chancellor Hotel, 65 Hindley Street, Adelaide, SA 5000

Price:   $88

Anna Krien

Anna Krien in conversation at Avid Reader bookshop (QLD)

Anna Krien's novel Act of Grace is an electrifying story of fear and sacrifice, and what people will do to outrun the shadows. The critically acclaimed author discusses her work with Kristina Olsson.

Date:   Tuesday 15 October

Time:   6:00pm

Venue: Avid Reader, 193 Boundary Street, West End, QLD 4101

Price:   $10.00

Anna Krien

Anna Krien at Double Booked Club (VIC)

For October's Double Booked Club, The Wheeler Centre hosts Anna Krien and Favel Parrett, whose new works of fiction take readers to distant corners of the globe and back again. 

Date:   Friday 18 October

Time:   12:30pm

Venue: The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Price:   This is a free event

Anna Krien

Anna Krien in conversation at Geelong Library (VIC)

Anna Krien's novel Act of Grace is an electrifying story of fear and sacrifice, and what people will do to outrun the shadows. She will be in-conversation with Deakin University's Oliver Driscoll.

Please register your attendence here.

Date:   Thursday 31 October

Time:   6:30pm

Venue: Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, 51 Little Malop St, Geelong, VIC 3220

Price:   This is a free event