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Australia's best authors reading 4 bushfire relief
If you appreciate good books and want to support communities affected by Australia's tragic bushfires, then listen up.
Some of Brisbane and Australia's leading and Award-winning authors will be reading aloud from their most beloved, and treasured books - from childhood favourites to the words that inspired and stopped them in their tracks.
The Stories Beneath the Clock Tower fundraiser will be held on Friday 13 March 2020 from 6pm- 9pm in the Ithaca Room at Brisbane's premier town hall building, City Hall.
Melissa Ashley (Author of The Birdman's Wife), Matthew Condon (Author of Three Crooked Kings), Trent Dalton (Author of Boy Swallows Universe), Nick Earls (Author of Zig Zag Street), Ashley Hay (Author of The Railway Man's Wife)
Anita Heiss (Author of Barbed Wire and Cheery Blossoms), Krissy Kneen (Author of Affection), Melissa Lucashenko (Author of Too Much Lip),
Kristina Olsson (Author of Shell),
Sally Piper (Author of The Geography of Friendship),
Rebecca Sparrow (Author of Ask Me Anything) and
Frances Whiting (Author of The Best Kind of Beautiful).
Tickets are $25.00 and all proceeds will go to the Australian Red Cross. The host of the event, Avid Reader bookstore, will be selling books in the foyer with 20% of the sales, also donated to the Red Cross. Interested? Get your tickets through Avid Reader.
Trent Dalton Image courtesy Twitter
As of 14 January 2020, fires this season have burnt an estimated 18.6 million hectares, destroyed over 5,900 buildings and killed at least 30 people.
So if you would like to help Australian communities and enjoy a unique literary opportunity with some of our greatest writing talents, be sure to get along to Stories Beneath the Clock Tower this March.