Text author Graeme Simsion is a Melbourne–based novelist and screenwriter. His first novel The Rosie Project was a run-away success and became the 2014 ABIA Book of the year. At this dinner hosted by Dymocks Camberwell, Graeme will present his new book The Best of Adam Sharp, due for release in September. Advance copies will be available for purchase on the night. In his newest novel, Graeme once again employs his trademark light touch on serious issues, exploring the nature of love, passion, commitment and fidelity.
Ticket includes chef prepared two course meal, wine, tea and coffee.
Graeme Simsion was born in Auckland and is a Melbourne-based writer of novels, short stories, plays, screenplays and two non-fiction books.
The Rosie Project began life as a screenplay, winning the Australian Writers Guild/Inscription Award for Best Romantic Comedy before being adapted into a novel. It went on to win the 2012 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an unpublished manuscript and has since been sold around the world to over forty countries.
Sony Pictures have optioned the film rights with Graeme contracted to write the script. The Rosie Project won the 2014 ABIA for Best General Fiction Book, and was ultimately awarded Australian Book of the Year for 2014. The sequel, The Rosie Effect, was released in 2014 to great acclaim and also became a bestseller.