Creativity, Honesty and the Writing Life with Favel Parrett

Yarra Plenty Regional Library

Event Date: 
11 September 2019
Author / Presenters: 
Favel Parrett

This event is part of the 11th Annual Booklovers Festival

Where do creative ideas come from? How do you keep drafting when it seems like there’s no end in sight? What is it like to take a small kernel of an idea and watch it grow into a novel that is shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award? Join award-winning author Favel Parrett for an intimate conversation and writer’s advice. She will discuss creativity and her work, including her new novel There was Still Love. Refreshments provided.

About the author:

In 2011, Favel Parrett's career was launched with her critically acclaimed debut Past the Shallows. It was sold internationally, shortlisted in the prestigious Miles Franklin Award and won the Dobbie Literary Award. Favel herself won the ABIA Newcomer of the Year Award in 2012. Her next novel, When the Night Comes, was also critically acclaimed and further consolidated Favel's reputation with booksellers and readers. Favel's short stories have been published in various journals including Island, Griffith Review and Wet Ink. There Was Still Love is Favel's eagerly awaited third novel.