Friday 12 August 6.30-7.30pm, Muki Cafe, In-Conversation with Val Clarke from the Outback Writers Centre. Book here.


Saturday 20 August, 10am, The Coast Chapel. Local launch of The Coast and tour of the old sites of the lazarets at the former Coast Hospital with volunteers from the Prince Henry Hospital Museum. $10 donation to the Museum. RSVP.

Byron Writers Festival

Thursday 25 August 10am-4pm Workshop – “The Truth is in the Detail”

Friday 26 August 10.15-11.15 “Lost Voices” with Mirandi Riwoe and Jemma Birrell

Friday 26 August 12.30-1.30 “The Past is Us in Funny Clothes” with Anna Clark and Mary Spongberg

Lake Macquarie

Friday 9 September, 12.30-1.3opm, History Illuminated festival.  “Stories from the Past” with Kate Forsyth


Thursday 15 September, 7-8pm, in conversation at Randwick Library with Catherine du Peloux Menagé. Free, register here.

Saturday 17 September, 11.20-12.15 Rose Scott Women Writers’ Festival, “New Fictions” with Jackie Bailey and Suzanne Leal.


Monday 19 September, 6pm in conversation with Robyn Cadwallader at The Book Cow, Kingston. Free, register here.


Saturday 24 September, 6pm at the Absolutely Superb Bibliothèque and Occasional Wine Bar. Free.