Allen & Unwin Touring Authors 2020

  

General Sir Peter Cosgrove You Shouldn't Have Joined... book launch events:

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Join General Sir Peter Cosgrove as he discusses his extraordinarily full and eventful life, and his new memoir You Shouldn’t Have Joined… at a range of incredible events that you can enjoy in person or stream online.

Tuesday 24th of November
Talking Ideas: An Evening with General Sir Peter Cosgrove
Virtual Event
8.30pm AEDT (7.30pm AEST)
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Wednesday 25th of November
Literary Lunch with Sir Peter Cosgrove In Conversation
Dymocks
Physical Event
12.15 PM (AEDT)
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Monday 30th November
Sir Peter Cosgrove In Conversation with Richard Glover
NSW Libraries
Virtual Event
7.00 PM (AEDT)
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Marian Wilkinson The Carbon Club:

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Join Marian Wilksinson as she discusses her newest book, The Carbon Club, the inside story of the political and PR forces behind international climate scepticism

Thursday 24th of Novemebr
Marian Wilkinson and Sarah Wilson book club special
Voices of Wentworth
Physicall event - Bondi
7.00pm (AEDT)
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Note: Tickets include a glass of wine on arrival. Capacity is limited so get in quick!

Wednesday 25th of Novemebr
Marian Wilkinson in conversation with Lisa Millar
Readings
Virtual event
6.30pm (AEDT)
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Leonie Kelsall The Farm at Peppertree Crossing author talks:

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Join Adelaide author, Leonie Kelsall, for some gorgeous afternoon events discussing the humour, heart and writing techniques in her debut rural romance The Farm at Peppertree Crossing.

Wednesday 25th November
Author event with Leonie Kelsall
Barmera Library Event
Barwell Ave Barmera
10.30am – 11.30 am (ACDT)
Physical event
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Thursday 26th November
Renmark Paringa Library author event with Leonie Kelsall
Unley Town Hall
10.30am – 11.30am (ACDT)
Physical event
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Thursday 26th November
Berri Library author event with Leonie Kelsall
Kay Avenue Berri
5.30pm – 6.30pm (ACDT)
Physical event
For essential bookings, conact 85952666, email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  


Sunday 29th November
Town Hall author event with Leonie Kelsall 
Unley Town Hall
2.30pm – 3.30pm (ACDT)
Physical event
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Gemma Carey No Matter Our Wreckage:

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What are the challenges of testifying to traumatic experience? How does one write about individual trauma versus collective trauma? What is the role of reading and writing in wrangling with trauma? Join Gemma Carey on the Traumatised Bodies panel at the Woolongong Writers Festival, where she will discuss these questions along with her uncompromising and unflinching memoir, No Matter Our Wreckage.

Saturday 28th of November
Woolongong Writers Festival: Traumatised Bodies
Virtual event
1:00pm 
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Tim Olson Son of the Brush:

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Join Tim Olson for the book launch of Son of the Brush, his fascinating, candid memoir of what it was like to grow up in the shadow of artistic genius, with all its wonder, excitement and bitter disappointments. 

Saturday 28th November 2020:
Physical event
Book launch - Book Barn at Bendooley Estate
6.00 pm
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Note: This event includes a 3 course menu with a 4 hour beverage package.

 

Ron McCallum Born at the Right Time

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The Vision Australia library invites you to a very special evening with Professor Ron McCallum AO in conversation about his memoir Born at the Right Time. Prof. McCallum will share his stories of his incredible life as a blind lawyer and disability advocate while living through major changes in society and technology.

Wednesday 2nd of December 2020:
Online Event: Vision Australia Library
Professor Ron McCallum AO in conversation
6:30 pm (AEDT)
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Karly Lane Something Like This

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From the bestselling Australian rural romance author, Karly Lane, comes her sixteenth novel, Something Like This. Join her as she discusses this spellbing new stroy of love, loss, endurance and determination. 

Wednesday 2nd of December 2020:
Online Event: Coffs Harbour Libraries
Karly Lane in conversation with Claire Simmonds
6:30 pm (AEDT)
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Note: This is a free event

Tuesday 8th of December 2020:
Online Event: West Gippsland Libraries
Tuesday Book Chat Q&A with Karly Lane
11:30 am (AEDT)
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Note: This is a free event 

 

Ursula Dubosarsky Pierre’s Not There

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Ursula Dubosarsky is widely regarded as one of the most talented and original writers in Australia today.  Join her as she chats about her latest release, Pierre’s Not There, about a girl who transforms into a dog, a magic puppet show with the power to change lives and a story about the mysteries of the imagination.

Tuesday 24th of November 2020:
Online Library Event: Frankston City Libraries
Ursula Dubosarsky in conversation with Marnie Turner
12:30 pm (AEDT)
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Note: This is a free event

 

First Dog on the Moon The Carbon-Neutral Adventures of the Indefatigable EnviroTeens:

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Join First Dog on the Moon to celebrate the release of the hilarious and environmentally friendly, The Carbon-Neutral Adventures of the Indefatigable EnviroTeens.

Saturday 28th November 2020:
Book Launch: Port Cygnet Cannery
First Dog on the Moon in conversation with Jon Kudelka
2:00 pm (AEDT)
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Wednesday 9th of December 2020:
Virtual Event: Better Reading Kids - Facebook Live
First Dog on the Moon in conversation with Adrian Beck

2:00pm

Tune in to the Facebook Live event here: Better Reading Kids Facebook

 

Holly Black How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories:

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Spend an afternoon with Holly Black as she discusses her newest book, How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories, a thrilling illustrated companion tale to the Folk of the Air trilogy, told entirely from Cardan's perspective.

Holly will be in converstation with Krystal Sutherland, a successful Australian YA author published by Hot Key in the UK. Krystal is the author of three novels – Our Chemical Hearts, which was released as a film by Amazon Studios this summer, House of Hollow (publishing April 2021) and A Semi Definitive List of Worst Nightmares - which have been published to great acclaim.

They will discuss their books and writing, the world of fantasy and Holly's career, and you will have the chance to put your own questions to these masters of fantasy fiction at this exclusive event. 

Saturday 5th of December 2020:
Virtual Event: Kinokuniya
Holly Black in conversation with Krystal Sutherland
1:00 pm (AEDT)
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Note: This virtual event requires attendees to purchase/pre-order the book, to gain access to the event. Attendees will also receive a free signed bookplate with purchase.