Rebellious Daughters at Newtown Festival 2016
Nov
13
Nov 14

Rebellious Daughters at Newtown Festival 2016

Jane Caro, Susan Wyndham, Caroline Baum, Maria Katsonis and Lee Kofman from Rebellious Daughter talk about their struggles with strong female voices how what led them to writing their stories.

Brisbane Writer's Festival
Sep
12
2:30 pm14:30

Brisbane Writer's Festival

Krissy Kneen and Michelle Law have been sent to this room to think about what they have done. Come and hear what they have to say for themselves, while they read from and discuss their contributions to Rebellious Daughters as part of the Brisbane Writer's Festival.

Sydney Jewish Writers Festival
Aug
28
2:00 pm14:00

Sydney Jewish Writers Festival

  • Main Hall Waverley Library

The SJWF is honoured to host the Sydney book launch of Rebellious Daughters with the book’s editors and two contributors. 

Rebellious Daughters at Hill of Content Melbourne
Aug
18
6:00 pm18:00

Rebellious Daughters at Hill of Content Melbourne

Good daughters hold their tongues, obey their elders and let their families determine their destiny. Rebellious Daughters are just the opposite. 

Join Maria Katsonis, Lee Kofman, Eliza-Jane Henry-Jones and Nicola Redhouse as they discuss the triumphs and tribulations of being a rebellious daughter.

Maria Katsonis at Muse Wine Bar in Canberra
Nov
17
7:00 pm19:00

Maria Katsonis at Muse Wine Bar in Canberra

  • Muse Canberra, East Hotel

Maria Katsonis joins an impressive line up of local and Australian writers and thinkers will captivate, inspire, challenge and enthuse at Muse in Canberra, as part of their SpringOUT programming (GLBT). 

Maria Katsonis at SHORTS@45
Nov
16
6:30 pm18:30

Maria Katsonis at SHORTS@45

  • fortyfive downstairs

Join us for the final SHORTS@45 literary reading of the year with an evening of memoir writing from three of Australia’s brightest writers. Journalist and media personality Sian Prior will read from her memoir, Shy, a very personal account of her journey from crippling shyness to confidence and self-assuredness.  Mental health ambassador and arts lover Maria Katsonis will read excerpts from her extraordinary memoir, The Good Greek Girl, in which she humorously, poignantly and very bravely relates her battle with severe depression. Finally, much-loved playwrightHannie Rayson will take us on a hilarious journey through her life with excerpts from her recently published memoir, Hello Beautiful.

After the readings, the authors will join Mary Lou Jelbart, artistic director of fortyfivedownstairs for an informal Q&A with the audience.
SHORTS@45 is delighted to be partnering withCollins Booksellers to deliver this program.

Hill of Content will be selling a selection of books at the event.

Meet the Writers: Honey Brown and Ann Turner
Nov
12
6:00 pm18:00

Meet the Writers: Honey Brown and Ann Turner

  • Dymocks Sydney

Date: Thursday 12 November 2015

Time: 6:00pm

Venue: Dymocks Sydney, 424 - 430 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Cost:Free

Enquiries:eventscoordinator@dymocks.com.au

The Lost Swimmer - Rebecca Wilding, an archeology professor, traces the past for a living. But suddenly, truth and certainty is turning against her. Rebecca is accused of serious fraud, and worse, she suspects – she knows – that her husband, Stephen, is having an affair. The Lost Swimmer is an extraordinary novel that beautifully weaves together mood, atmosphere and sheer emotional power – this is literary suspense at its very best.

Six Degrees - Six Degrees uses the allure, the action or the absence of physical connection to explore these everyday character’s flaws, quirks and strengths. For the first time, critically-acclaimed author Honey Brown has made sexual attraction the intriguing hero of each story.

Active and a keen bushwalker, a life-changing blow came for Honey in her late-twenties when she was involved in a farm accident. The resulting spinal injury left her confined to a wheelchair. Honey turned to writing as a way back from the trauma and the depression that followed.

Join Ann Turner and Honey Brown for a discussion about crime writing and much more!

Jane Mathews at Mind and Its Potential Conference
Oct
27
11:40 am11:40

Jane Mathews at Mind and Its Potential Conference

  • The Concourse

The first half of our lives is on automatic – school, university, marriage, kids – then what? If you want the second half of your life to be the best half, it’s time to switch to manual. Be inspired to become the person you’ve always wanted to be.

Writers in the Park Festival
Sep
27
10:00 am10:00

Writers in the Park Festival

  • Centennial Park Paddington NSW, 2021 Australia

Writers in the Park Festival’ is the inaugural People’s Park Literary Festival in the world’s largest urban parklands, Centennial Park, birthplace of Australia, home to native wildlife, flora, fauna and rich in arts heritage.

Come to the Paddington Gates at the corner of Lang Rd, Moore Park Rd, Queens Rd and Oxford Street.

There will be a SCBWI Story Tent, presentations, author/illustrator talks and launches. There'll be food carts and lots of fun activities for the family.

            Time: 10am-4pm

            Date: Sunday 27th September 2015

            Where: Centennial Park, The Residencies Paddington Gates, Oxford Street Paddington NSW