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Lord Mayor's Writers in Residence

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Chat with Di Morrissey, Venero Armanno or Peter FitzSimons
This is your chance to meet six of your favourite Australian authors right here in Brisbane as part of the Lord Mayor's Writers in Residence program. All author talks require bookings (Phone: 3403 8888) and their books will be available for sale at Dymocks Brisbane on the day of each author talk.

Benjamin Law

Benjamin Law

Meet Brisbane -based author of Gaysia, Benjamin Law. Have your book signed and learn about his experiences growing up as a son of Asian migrant parents in Australia.

Brisbane Square Library, Saturday, 13th October, 1-2pm

Di Morrissey

Di Morrissey

Meet one of Australia's best selling female authors, Di Morrissey. Have your book signed and join her discussion about her new book, The Golden Land.

Brisbane Square Library, Friday 26th October, 5.30pm - 8pm.

Venero Armanno

Venero Armanno

Brisbane-based author of nine books, Venero Armanno will discuss his latest publication, Black Mountain. Learn some interesting, scary facts about child slavery in Sicily and have your copy personally signed.

Brisbane Square Library, Saturday, 27th October, 1-2pm.

James Maloney

James Maloney

Meet James Maloney, Australia's best known writer for children and young adults. He will discuss his first novel for adults, The Tower Mill.

Carindale Library, Thursday 1st November, 6-8pm.

Peter FitzSimons

Popular Australian author, Peter FitzSimons will present his latest book, Eureka: The Unfinished Revolution. Learn what he discovered as he delved behind the scenes on both sides of this famous rebellion.

Brisbane Square Library, Saturday 3rd November, 1.30 - 3pm.

Caroline Overington

Caroline Overington

Meet prize winning journalist and author of four novels, Caroline Overington. She will discuss her latest novel based on years of covering criminal cases, Sisters of Mercy.

Kenmore Library, Saturday, 10th November, 1.30pm - 3pm
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Why? Meet 6 famous Australian authors
Phone: 3403 8888
Where: Brisbane City Council Libraries
Cost: FREE
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