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Salon Series: Barry Dickins, Wednesday 9 May at 6pm
Join us for a glass of wine and to hear award-winning author Barry Dickins talk about his latest book, Last Words: The hanging of Ronald Ryan.
Barry Dickins is a working miracle because he writes for his living in the city of his invention. He has won many prizes including The Premiers Award For Drama and The Amnesty Award For Peace Through Art For The Play 'Remember Ronald Ryan' which is published by Currency Press. He has had published thirty books including memoir, horror and fiction. He teaches pro bono English As A Second Language as well as Creative Literature in schools. He has illustrated his books with pen and ink and has several imitators around the globe.
Kate, a grieving, semi-alcoholic film student, invites an elderly woman to take part in an oral-hist ... read more
In a mirror of Murnane's own move from city to country, the narrator of Border Districts moves from ... read more
In a city swollen by refugees but still mostly at peace, or at least not yet openly at war, Saeed an ... read more
Jaxie dreads going home. His mum's dead. The old man bashes him without mercy, and he wishes he was ... read more
Once a year, on All Souls' Day, it is said in Ireland that the dead may return. Solar Bones is the s ... read more
The Swan Book is set in the future, Indigenous people are still living under the Intervention in the ... read more