Gerald Murnane in conversation with Maria Takolander - Thu 28 Feb 2019 at 6:30pm

Readings Bookshop

Event Date: 
28 February 2019

Thu 28 Feb 2019 at 6:30pm

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.