For those in the US, the novel is coming out on the 10th of October. I received a copy today. Still caressing it.
I have an event with the generous Gayle Forman, writer of the wonderful Leave Me.
24 October, 2016, 7pm
Book Culture, 450 Columbus Avenue, New York
I will keep you posted about another event in the works.
Also a quick reminder that I will be speaking at Hornsby Library on Wednesday 21st September.
I will be launching Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil at gleebooks, Glebe
Saturday 3rd September, 3pm for 3.30pm
To RSVP – phone 02 9660 2333
or follow this link
Monday, 12 September: Bathurst
5:50 for 6:00pm Presented by Books Plus ABC Centre
In conversation with Jenny Barry
Piper Function Room, Oxford Hotel, 170 William St, Bathurst
Tickets: $15 inc light refreshments
Bookings: Books Plus on 02 6331 5994 or email@example.com
Sunday 27th November: Canberra
3:30pm MUSE BOOKSHOP / in-conversation
Venue: East Hotel
Address: 69 Canberra Ave, Kingston ACT 2604; 02 6178 0024
Tickets: $10 inc a coffee/glass of wine/sparkling water
In September I’ll have a few speaking engagements around town and beyond. Once again, trust the links more than my information. I’m almost sure I have a Bathurst and Bowral and Canberra date coming up, as well, so I’ll keep you posted as soon as I have a link.
Kincumber Library (Central Coast)
Thursday 15th September, 6pm
Rosie Scott Women Writers’ Festival Symposium, Sydney
Saturday 17th September.
Wednesday, 21st September, 6pm, $5 with light refreshments
Better Read Than Dead, Newtown – High Tea
Sunday 25th September, 3pm
$15.00 – Bookings necessary
My sessions for The Brisbane Writers Festival are on the 9th and 10th of September. Please always check websites because I’m bound to get information wrong, especially with regards to bookings, costs etc
Friday 9th September – Word Play (Schools Programme)
11am In Conversation
3.30-4.30 Fan Girl for Life: Meg Rosoff, Melina Marchetta, David Burton (speaking about the books we loved growing up)
Saturday 10th September
10-11am (Talking about Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil)
Just received this photo. Hot off the press. Can’t wait to see what it looks like in the paper flesh.
And of course the blurb from Markus, which still makes me teary.
I will share some of the other wonderful blurbs when the US edition is in my hands.
Below are my Melbourne Writers Festival events.
I will be adding Brisbane Writers Festival dates when the program is released this weekend, as well as some other talks I’ll be doing around NSW.
I’ll also be speaking in New York so will be adding that information in the next couple of weeks.
Melbourne Writer’s Festival
Sunday 28th August, 1pm
Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil – in conversation with Nikki Anderson
Sunday 28th August, 5pm
Monday 29th August, 11.15am
Alice Pung and Melina Marchetta in conversation with Nikki Anderson
For booking details click here.
Tickets on sale Friday 22nd July. http://mwf.com.au/writer/melina-marchetta/
I’m going to try very hard not to post my reviews, but I think the first deserves to be here. It’s always the most nerve-wracking and exciting because it’s the first time that someone I don’t know is critiquing it. So with a deep breath I say, off into the world it goes.