Allen & Unwin Event Roundup

    

Upcoming 2021 Events: 

Craig Silvey Honeybee

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From Craig Silvey, the author of bestselling Jasper Jones, comes a heartbreaking, life-affirming novel: Honeybee.

Wednesday 10 March 2021
5:30pm - 6:30pm
In conversation
ANU/The Canberra Times Meet the Author series
Harry Harthog Bookshop, ANU
Canberra, ACT
Free event - RSVP: here

Thursday 11 March 2021
5:30pm
In conversation
Fullers Bookshop
RACV Hotel
Hobart, TAS
More info: here

 

Rebecca Starford The Imitator

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Rebecca Starford is publishing director of Kill Your Darlings magazine and author of acclaimed memoir Bad Behaviour: A Memoir of Bullying and Boarding School. Join her as she chats about her new novel, The Imitator, a page-turning World War Two spy thriller, based on true events.

Wednesday 3 March 2021
6:30pm
Readings: Bec Starford in conversation
Online Event
RSVP: here

 

Samantha Wills Of Gold and Dust

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Samantha Wills has been in the spotlight as one of Australia's most dynamic speakers and creative personalities since launching her self-titled jewellery brand at Australian Fashion Week in 2004, at just 21 years of age. Her new memoir, Of Gold and Dust, is a must-read for anyone who has a desire to start their own business, or a passion to live a creative life and follow their dreams.

Wednesday 3 March 2021
6:00pm - 9:00pm
In conversation
Secret Book Stuff
The Edwards, Newcastle West, NSW
RSVP: here

Friday 5 March 2021
9:30am - 3:30pm
INSPIRE Women’s Event
The Social Club
Kingston, ACT
RSVP: here

Monday 8 March 2021
Port Macquarie International Women’s Day
Choose to Challenge
FOCUS Magazine and Hastings Business Women’s Network
Panthers Port Macquarie, NSW
RSVP: here

Wednesday 10 March 2021
6:00pm
Writers in Residence
Brisbane Square Library
Brisbane City, QLD
RSVP: here

Friday 12 March
6:45am - 9:00am
Gold Coast International Women's Day City Celebration Breakfast
QT Gold Coast Ballroom
Surfers Paradise, QLD
RSVP: here


Saturday 13 March 2021
11:00am - 3:00pm
QUENDO Long Lunch
The Calile Hotel
Fortitude Valley, QLD
RSVP: here

Tuesday 16 March 2021
7:00pm - 8:30pm
An evening with Samantha Wills
Gertrude & Alice Cafe Bookstore
Bondi Beach, NSW
RSVP: here

Thursday 25 March 2021
6:00pm
OAK Magazine Women in Business
Mackenzie Quarters
Bendigo, VIC
RSVP: TBC

 

Sandra Hogan With My Little Eye

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Sandra Hogan, journalist, writer, reviewer and business-writing teacher, has written a poignant and very funny account of a peculiar childhood in 1950s suburban Australia. With My Little Eye is the true story of three children recruited by their parents to work for ASIO in the 1950s.

Thursday 4 March 2021
6:00pm
Sandra Hogan in conversation with Susan Johnson, author of upcoming From Where I Fell
Riverbend Books
Bulimba, QLD
More info: here

 

Susan Johnson From Where I Fell

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Author of eight novels, a memoir, a non-fiction book, and an essay published by Melbourne University Press, Susan Johnson is back with her newest work, From Where I Fell

Wednesday 10 March 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
In conversation
In store at Avid Reader Bookshop/ZOOM Online
West End, QLD
RSVP: here

Note: This event is both in person and online via ZOOM 

Tuesday 16 March 2021
6:30pm
In conversation
Readings
Online event
RSVP: here

Tuesday 23 March 2021
6:30pm
Susan Johnson in conversation with Trent Dalton, author of All Our Shimmering Skies
Riverbend Books
Bulimba, QLD
RSVP: here

Friday 16 April 2021
6:00pm
In conversation
The Global Girls Book Club
Online event

Note: People can ask to join this book club on Facebook and can attend events free once a member

Tuesday 20 April 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Susan Johnson in conversation with Frances Whiting
Dymocks Brisbane
Brisbane Square Library
Brisbane City, QLD
RSVP: here

 

Ella Baxter New Animal

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Join Ella Baxter in the launch of her stunning, heartbreakingly funny debut novel, New Animal.

Wednesday 10 March 2021
6:30pm
Readings: Book Launch
The Collective, Carlton VIC
Free event - RSVP: here

 

Marian Wilkinson The Carbon Club 

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Marian Wilkinson is a multi-award-winning journalist with a career that has spanned radio, television and print. Join her as she chats about her latest account on the climate crisis, The Carbon Club.

Thursday 11th March 2021
6pm
Bookoccino Climate Night
Moby Dick's, NSW
Details TBC

Thursday 8 April 2021
6:30pm
Marian Wilkinson in conversation with Steven Lang
Maleny Community Centre, QLD
RSVP: here

 

Lee Christine Crackenback

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Bestselling author of Charlotte Pass, Lee Christine, is back with a thrilling tale of snow-bound crime and suspense, Crackenback

Saturday 6th March 2021
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Author Talk
Belmont Library, NSW
Free - RSVP: here

Wednesday 17th March 2021
3:00pm
Author Talk
Mt Beauty Library, VIC

Thursday 18th March 2021
2:00pm
Author Talk
Bright Library, VIC

Friday 19th March 2021
TBC
Author Talk
Myrtleford Library, VIC

 

Donna Ward She I Dare Not Name

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Join authors Donna Ward - She I Dare Not Name, Melanie Cheng - Australia Day, and Catherine Deveny for a discussion beyond harridans, hags and sad spinsters.

Sunday 7th March 2021
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Author Talk - Flesh After Fifty
Abbotsford Convent, VIC
Physical Event
RSVP: here

 

Sue Williams Elizabeth and Elizabeth

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Join best-selling author and award winning journalist, Sue Williams, as she discusses her first fiction novel, Elizabeth & Elizabeth.

Thursday 11th March 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
In conversation
Ashfield Library, NSW
Physical Event
Free - RSVP: here

Wednesday 28 April 2021
7:30pm - 8:30pm
In Conversation with Maria Takolander
Australian Heritage Festival
Geelong Regional Libraries
Online Event
Free - RSVP: here

 

Wendy Orr Cuckoo's Flight 

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Join Wendy Orr at the launch of her newest book, Cuckoo's Flight.

Sunday 7 March 2021
10:30am - 12:00pm
Book Launch
Wendy Orr in conversation with Penni Russon
Sun Theatre Yarraville Function Room
VIC
Physical Event
Free - RSVP: here

 

Kathryn Barker Waking Romeo

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Kathryn Barker will be in conversation with Lili Wilkinson (The Erasure Initiative) for the launch of her new book, Waking Romeo

Friday 26 March 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kathryn Barker in conversation with Lili Wilkinson
Avid Reader/Where the Wild Things Are
Online event
RSVP: here