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Writing Poetry & Fiction: David Malouf and Cate Kennedy

Mildura Writers Festival

Event Date: 20 July 2018
Author / Presenters: David Malouf and Cate Kennedy

Writing Poetry & Fiction: David Malouf & Cate Kennedy discuss the intersections and disjunctions of writing in both verse and prose

David Malouf
David Malouf is the internationally acclaimed author of fiction, poetry, non-fiction essays and memoirs, and libretti. His books include the novels Ransom, The Great World (winner of the Commonwealth Writers' prize and the Prix Femina Etranger), Remembering Babylon (winner of the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award), An Imaginary Life, Conversations at Curlow Creek; short story collections: Dream Stuff, Every Move You Make and Collected Stories (winner of the 2008 Australia-Asia Literary Award); Selected Poems 1959-1989 and Typewriter Music; and his autobiographical work, 12 Edmonstone Street. His most recent books are A First Place and The Writing Life.

Cate Kennedy
Cate Kennedy writes fiction, non-fiction and poetry and has been published widely in Australia and in the U.S.A, the U.K and France. She has won several awards for her work, including the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for her poetry collection The Taste of River Water and the People’s Choice prize in the NSW Premier’s Awards for her 2009 novel The World Beneath. Her most recent short story collection, Like a House on Fire is currently on the VCE English syllabus. She lives in Castlemaine with her 12 year-old daughter and is working on a new novel.

Students free

On Friday 20 July 2018 at 4:00pm

33 Deakin Avenue, Mildura, VIC 3500

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