The Readings Prize 2015 Shortlist Showdown with Kill Your Darlings
Readings Carlton — 309 Lygon St, Carlton, Victoria, 3053
Join Readings and Kill Your Darlings for a passionate head-to-head showdown celebrating the six books on the 2015 shortlist for The Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction. Hosted by Kill Your Darlings’s online editor Veronica Sullivan, six readers/writers will mount a case for why their favourite book from this year’s shortlist should win.
Our speakers include…
Author Michaela McGuire will make a case for Hot Little Hands by Abigail Ulman.
Writer Sam Twyford-Moore will make a case for Arms Race by Nic Low.
Bookseller Chris Gordon will make a case for Last Day in the Dynamite Factory by Annah Faulkner.
Writer Elizabeth Flux will make a case for In the Quiet by Eliza Henry-Jones.
Author Chris Somerville will make a case for Heat and Light by Ellen van Neerven.
Bookseller Alison Huber will make a case for The Other Side of the World by Stephanie Bishop.
Kill Your Darlings is committed to supporting new Australian writers. They regularly publishing fiction and nonfiction by early-career writers in print and online, and each month their First Book Club focuses on a debut local author, inviting them to discuss their book at a live event held at Readings.
Free, but please book here.