Dear Melbourne readers and listeners
I’ll be reading from Fables Queer & Familiar at Hares & Hyenas (63 Johnston St, Fitzroy) at 7.30pm on January 20th.
There’ll be some other great readings too – it’s part of the Midsumma Word is Out programme.
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Hope to see some of you there!

BIG APOLOGIES – I previously posted that it was 20 February. It isn’t – it’s 20 JANUARY!!


If you’re in Melbourne, join us at Hares & Hyenas (63 Johnston Street, Fitzroy) for a Midsumma reading on 20 January 2015 at 7.30pm.

If you’re in Sydney come to a razzle dazzle Mardi Gras launch by Bernie Hobbs at Berkelouw Paddington (19 Oxford St) at 6.30pm on 26 February 2015.

Details after chrissie.

Yes! The book is now out and should be available from a bookshop near you, or from Wakefield Press at (Wonderful Illustrations by Chia Moan.)
There’s also a radio serial produced by Nicky Page – weekly from Saturday 6th December at 10am on Arts Breakfast – FM101.5. Music by Jen Clark.
If you aren’t in Adelaide you can listen online at Or you can find the podcast after that on:
Enjoy! Enjoy! Enjoy!
Did I mention the tea towels, cards and … ?

Dear friends – I hope to see you next Tuesday 25th at the SA Writers’ Centre at 6 for the Launch of FABLES QUEER & FAMILIAR!
To whet your appetite (or if you aren’t in Adelaide) here’s an interview with the lovely Emily Sutherland of 5MBS: – including music by two brilliant women – Jen Clark ( and Vicki Bennett.

Fables invitation Adelaide

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The First Week has been shortlisted for the 2014 Barbara Jefferis Award for ‘the best novel written by an Australian author that depicts women and girls in a positive way or otherwise empowers the status of women and girls in society’. see Australian Society of Authors


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