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Reacher Said Nothing: In conversation with James Phelan & Andy Martin.

2 September 2017
Dr James Phelan
James Phelan & Andy Martin talk all things...

Ever wondered what it takes to be a #1 bestselling author?

Author Event: Chris Womersley In Conversation

6 September 2017
The Sun Bookshop
Chris Womersley and Sarina Gale

Join award winning author Chris Womersley in conversation with Sarina Gale to discuss his new book, CITY...

Historical Novel conference

8 September 2017 to 10 September 2017
Historical Novel Society Australasia
Kerry Greenwood, Kate Forsyth, Deborah Challinor...

Historical fiction celebration comes to Melbourne

Ready to Submit my book

16 September 2017
Faber Writing Academy
Jacinta di Mase

Once you've finished polishing your manuscript, the next step is to submit it to agents and publishers

Clementine Ford Author Talk

19 September 2017
Darebin Libraries
Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford’s take on social issues is bold, brave and entertaining.

BOOK LAUNCH - Untidy Towns by Kate O'Donnell

7 October 2017
The Sun Bookshop
Kate O'Donnell

Our very own Kate O'Donnell is launching her debut Young Adult novel, UNTIDY TOWNS and we couldn'

Author Event: Jane Harper In Conversation

9 October 2017
The Sun Bookshop
Jane Harper and Sarina Gale

Join the award winning author of THE DRY, Jane Harper, in conversation with The Sun Bookshop’s own Sarina...