You are invited to 'Kick On for Literacy' with a fundraiser for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation to support children in remote communities.
Tickets ($100) include a special performance from Archie Roach, a two course dinner and beverages and a hilarious celebrity debate - 'The Locker Room is Sexier than the Library' - with speakers Anita Heiss, Tanya Hosch, Graeme Simsion, David Lawrence, Campbell Brown and Belinda Duarte.
What exactly are libraries for? Stuart Kells, one of Australia’s most passionate and knowledgeable bibliophiles and an authority on rare books, has travelled the world to write about libraries and find the answer to this question.
Stuart will discuss the fascinating world of libraries as places of beauty and wonder.
Join Anne as she discusses her new novel, This I Would Kill For, which sees Natalie King as the expert witness in a vicious child custody battle. Getting it wrong means handing a child over to an abuser – or depriving that child of the only father she knows.
First Chapters is an event series featuring readings by local authors. It's a wonderful opportunity for readers to discover new authors - and for authors to discover new audiences. This month Robert Lukins, Roger Averill, Michelle Scott Tucker and Paul Filev are featured.
Anne Buist is the Chair of Women’s Mental Health at the University of Melbourne. She has over twenty-five years’ clinical and research experience in perinatal psychiatry, and works with protective services and the legal system in cases of abuse, kidnapping, infanticide and murder. Professor Buist is married to novelist Graeme Simsion and has two children. Her novels featuring forensic psychiatrist Natalie King are Medea’s Curse, Dangerous to Know and This I Would Kill For.
Psychiatrist Natalie King is the expert witness in a vicious child custody battle, and the stakes are high. Getting it wrong means handing a child over to an abuser—or depriving that child of the only father she knows. Is Jenna gaming the system, or is her ex-husband Malik as dangerous as she suggests? How can Natalie best protect the child? And now that Natalie’s pregnant—and still unsure of the child’s paternity—how is a growing preoccupation with her own lost father affecting her judgment?
With a focus on contemporary Australian writers, the impressive line-up of literary guests coming to Bellingen on June 8–10 for the 2018 Readers & Writers Festival, includes Text authors Claire Aman, Kate Cole-Adams and Jessie Cole.
Join Kate Cole-Adams for Science Writing: The Environment, The Mind and Sci-Fi at Bellingen Memorial Hall.
Join Kate Cole-Adams in conversation with journalist-broadcaster Caroline Baum.