Author news and events
Literary Event: The Last Candles of the Night
6pm, Thursday 19 June, Gleebooks, Sydney
Join author Ian Bedford, philosopher Ross Poole, cognitive scientist John Sutton and anthropologist Kalpana Ram for a discussion of memory in daily life, in literature, and in the recent history of India and Australia.
Great Writing: Writing the Polyphonic Novel
28-29 June, London, UK
Lacuna author Paul Williams will be presenting his paper "Writing the Polyphonic Novel", about writing Cokcraco, at the international creative writing conference, Great Writing, on 28 June.
Book Launch: Effective Writing, 2nd edition
5.45pm, Friday 12 July, Paperchain Bookstore, Canberra
Jack Waterford, Editor-at-Large at the Canberra Times, and Alan Cummine, president of the Canberra Society of Editors, will be special guest speakers at the launch of the second edition of Effective writing: plain English at work, hosted by authors Elizabeth Murphy and Hilary Cadman.