Kelly Gardiner’s new series is The Firewatcher Chronicles, which begins with Brimstone. Her previous novel, 1917: Australia’s Great War, was shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Young People’s History Prize and the Asher Award. Kelly’s other books include the young adult novels Act of Faith and The Sultan’s Eyes, both of which were shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards; the Swashbuckler pirate trilogy; and Goddess, based on the life of French swordswoman and opera singer, Mademoiselle de Maupin. Kelly teaches creative writing at La Trobe University and is the co-host of Unladylike, a podcast about women and writing.
Saturday 29 June, 10.30am-12.30pm
Free (bookings essential)
Emerald Hill Library
195 Bank St, South Melbourne VIC 3205
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