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Ilka Tampke & Kelly Gardiner in convo about historical fiction.

Words in Winter

Event Date: 17 August 2019
Author / Presenters: Kelly Gardiner and Ilka Tampke

Two authors discuss writing historical fiction. Kelly Gardiner reads from her most recent YA novel; Ilka Tampke reads from her new book and talks about early Celtic history and the importance of our connection to place.

Ilka Tampke lives in Woodend, Victoria. Her latest novel, Songwoman, can be read as a stand-alone or as the sequel to Ilka’s first novel, Skin. International rights to Skin have been sold in Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, the US, the UK and Vietnam. Skin was shortlisted for the Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Novel in 2015 and longlisted for the Voss Literary Prize in 2016.

Price: Free event

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