Join Michael Sala at Write Around the Murray with Emily Maguire and Nicole Hayes. Each of these authors handle the dark matter of violence against women with skilful and close attention in their recent highly acclaimed novels. In discussion with Jason Steger they explore the personal, social and cultural threads that weave violence so tightly into our society.
Michael Sala was born in the Netherlands in 1975 to a Greek father and a Dutch mother, and first came to Australia in the 1980s. He lives in Newcastle. His critically acclaimed debut, The Last Thread, won the 2013 NSW Premier’s Award for New Writing and was the regional winner (Pacific) of the 2013 Commonwealth Book Prize. The Restorer is his latest novel.