Book launch: Australia Day
Readings Carlton — 309 Lygon St, Carlton, Victoria, 3053
Melanie Cheng’s Australia Day won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript – the prize that launched the careers of Maxine Beneba Clarke, Graeme Simsion and Peggy Frew. The characters in her short stories are young, old, rich, poor, married, widowed, Chinese, Lebanese, Christian, Muslim. What they have in common is the desire to belong.
Free, no booking required.
Stan ‘Yarra’ Yarramunua in conversation with Morag Fraser
Montsalvat, 7 Hillcrest Avenue, Eltham 3095