Gerald Murnane in conversation with Maria Takolander
Church of All Nations, 180 Palmerston Street, Carlton
Gerald Murnane was born in Melbourne in and has been a primary teacher, an editor and a university lecturer. His debut novel, Tamarisk Row (1974), was followed by ten other works of fiction, including The Plains and most recently Border Districts which won the 2018 Prime Minister’s Literary Award. In 1999, Murnane won the Patrick White Award and in 2009, the Melbourne Prize for Literature.
In his 80th birthday month, we are delighted to have him in conversation with writer and academic Maria Takolander to celebrate the release of two new works: A Season on Earth and Green Shadows and other poems.
There are three ticket options for this event: $10 for entry only; $40 for entry with a first edition signed copy of A Season on Earth; and $55 for entry with first edition signed copies of both A Season on Earth and Green Shadows and other poems. Please book here.
Celebrating 50 years of Readings
Readings is celebrating our 50 year history in 2019. To honour the stories that have emerged from the books on our shelves, we are hosting 50 special events that illustrate passion, artistry and Australian literature. We hope you will join us.
This is our third event of the series.
Book launch: Say Hello
The Wheeler Centre Performance Space, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne 3000