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The Garret LIVE at the Library

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Left to right: Clementine Ford, Alice Pung and Hannah Kent.
30 November 2018, 6:00pm7:00pm
Location Village Roadshow Theatrette
via Entry 3, La Trobe Street
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

Celebrate Australian writing at this live Garret podcast  recording featuring renowned authors Hannah Kent, Jamila Rizvi and Alice Pung exploring the role of women writers in Australian intellectual life.

We regret to inform that Jamila Rizvi is unable to attend this event due to health reasons but we are delighted that Clementine Ford will join the panel in her place.

About the authors

Hannah Kent made waves in Australia's literary scene in 2013 with her first novel, Burial Rites. It won the ABIA Literary Fiction Book of the Year, the Indie Awards Debut Fiction Book of the Year and the Victorian Premier's People's Choice Award, and was shortlisted for the Stella Prize and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Her second novel, The Good People (2016), received similar acclaim. Hannah is the co-founder and publishing director Kill Your Darlings, and Australian literary journal established in 2010.

Clementine Ford is a writer, broadcaster and feminist thinker and speaker. She has been writing freelance for more than a decade, including a weekly column for Fairfax’s Daily Life. She is also a regular contributor to The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. Clementine has published two bestselling non-fiction works: Fight like a girl (2017) and Boys will be boys (2018).

Alice Pung is a writer, editor, teacher and lawyer. She has won numerous awards for her two memoirs, and her writing has appeared in The Monthly, The Age, Meanjin, Best Australian Stories and Best Australian Essays. Her long-form works include: Unpolished Gem (2007), Her Father's Daughter (2011), Laurinda (2014), and the Marly Series (Meet Marly, Marly's Business, Marly and the Goat, Marly Walks on the Moon). Alice also edited Growing Up Asian in Australia.

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