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Life Writing: Sian Prior & Louise Allan

Mildura Writers Festival

Event Date: 21 July 2018
Author / Presenters: Sian Prior & Louise Allan

Life Writing: Sian Prior & Louise Allan present their work and talk about memoir and fiction

Louise Allan
Louise Allan’s debut novel, The Sisters’ Song, was published in 2018 by Allen & Unwin. The manuscript was previously shortlisted for the 2014 City of Fremantle-TAG Hungerford Award and earned its author a Varuna Residential Fellowship. Louise grew up in Tasmania, but now lives in Perth. Her first career was as a doctor, but in 2010 she ceased practising medicine and took up writing. She has had short stories, essays and articles published in literary anthologies and medical journals.

Sian Prior
Sian Prior is a writer, broadcaster, creative-writing teacher and musician. She has been a presenter on ABC Radio National, 774 ABC Melbourne and ABC Classic FM, and contributed a weekly column to The Age newspaper. She is an award-winning short story writer and her essays have been published in Meanjin, Fairfax publications, and Penguin's Women of Letters anthology. Her first book, Shy: A Memoir, was published by Text in 2014. She is currently the 2018 Mildura Writer in Residence.

aturday, 21 July 2018
Brian Grogan Theatre
La Trobe University
471 Benetook Avenue
Mildura VIC

$15.00 per session
$75.00 day package (includes lunch)
Students FREE

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