News and Events

INVENTED LIVES was launched at Readings, Carlton on 4th April. With celebrations continuing afterwards over wine and pizza at Jimmy Watson’s. It was a warm and buoyant send-off.









I’ve added radio and print reviews and interviews to the INVENTED LIVES LINKS on the website’s home page.


April 28   Canberra. In conversation with Nikki Anderson at Muse, East Hotel, 69 Canberra Ave., Kingston. 3pm.

April 29   Geelong Library, The High Ground Wurdi Youang, Level 5, Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, 51 Malop Street. Talk and reading. 6.30pm

May 4/5  CLUNES Book Festival. Panel with Jane Caro and Alice Pung on Saturday. In conversation with Tess Brady on Sunday.

May 7. Jeffreys Bookstore, 140 Glenferrie Road Malvern. Two novelists in conversation. Event with Sarah Myles, author of The Wolf Hour. 6.30pm

May 16. Sydney: Gleebooks. In conversation with Drusilla Modjeska.

May 17. Sydney: The Women’s Club. Two writers discuss this writing life: with Drusilla Modjeska.

May 30. The Avenue Bookshop. 424 Glenhuntly Rd., Elsternwick. In conversation.

June 3. ABC RN Book Show with Claire Nichols. 10.05am.

June 4. Dymocks: 1st Tuesday BookClub. 6.30-8.30. Barolo Trattoria, 885 Burke Rd. Camberwell.

June 12. The Paperback Salon series. Talk and reading. The Paperback, 60 Bourke Street, Melbourne. 6pm

June 19. Pop Up Bookclub for readers in Hawthorn Area.
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June 21. Wheeler Centre at Montalto Winery and Restaurant. Conversation with Elizabeth McCarthy.

July 3. Carlton Library, Rathdowne Street, Carlton. 6.30-7.30. Talk and reading.

August 30 – September 8. Melbourne Writers’ Festival. Program to be announced in July.