Posted by: Lisa Hill | November 14, 2014

‘The Glittering Facade’ at 2014 Stonnington Literary Festival

Exciting news!   *drum roll*

The City of Stonnington will be holding its third annual
[untitled] Literary Festival in November
and I will be chairing a panel of authors to discuss the theme of The Glittering Façade: what lies beneath?’.
My guests will be the authors of books you’ve read about before on this blog:

*another drum roll*

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Yes, if you come along, you will have the chance to see and hear these authors:

Nicole Hayes, author of The Whole of My World,  reviewed here by guest reviewer Karenlee Thompson

Catherine Harris, featured in Meet an Aussie Author on this blog.  I’ve reviewed Catherine’s debut collection of short stories, Like Being a Wife, and her novel The Family Men, see my review here


Paddy O’Reilly, featured in Meet an Aussie Author on this blog.  I’ve reviewed three of Paddy’s novels, The Fine Colour of Rust , The Factory; and the one we’re going to talk about on the day, The Wonders.  (You can see a Sensational Snippet from the book here).

The session will be on Sunday 23 November between 2.00pm-4.00pm,
at the Phoenix Park Library in East Malvern.
Sessions are free but you need to book online or call: 8290 4000.

Find out more about the festival at the festival website.

The City of Stonnington Mayor will launch the festival at the Toorak/South Yarra Library with drinks, nibbles, live music and a brief talk by author and comedian, Fiona O’Loughlin.
Friday 21 November, 7pm-9pm
I’ll be there, wearing my ANZ LitLovers badge, so do say hello if you come along!

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  1. […] and an Easy Journalling Challenge as well as reading widely and attending talks by other writers. This year hearing Paddy O’Reilly (The Wonders, AFFIRMpress), Nicole Hayes (Woolshed Press) […]


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