Good Reading : April 2005
bookings grcalendar NSW Meet Susannah Fullerton who will be dis- cussing her new book Jane Austen & Crime at Ashfield Municipal Library, Ashfield on Monday, 18 April from 1.00pm to 2.00pm. Phone 02 9716 1810 for details. The speaker for this month’s Society of Women’s Writers Literary Lunch is Lianne Moriarty talking about her novel Three Wishes. To be held at the State Library of NSW, Sydney on Wednesday, 13 April from 12.00pm. Phone 02 9522 0520 or 02 9938 1454 for details. ACT Canber ry Tales aims to for m a link between today’s readers and the Canberra region’s most famous deceased writers. The audience will enjoy an afternoon of readings by people who knew, or were related to these writers. To be held at Manning Clark House, Canberra. For further details phone 02 6262 9191 or visit www.actwriters.org.au ACT Conflux 2 is the much anticipated follow up to Conflux, the highly successful 43rd Australian National Science Fiction Convention. It will cover a wide range of science-fiction, fantasy and hor ror topics. Guests of the conference include Jennifer Fallon,Terry Dowling, Maxine McArthur and Jackie French. To be held from Friday, 22 April to Sunday, 24 April. For venue and full program details visit www.conflux.org.au or phone 0421 005 511. QLD A Queensland Writers’ Centre literary caberet event, Wet Ink is a gluttonous feast of lusty prose. Indulge your appetite for evocative words with Linda Jaivin, indulge in a gastron- omic trip of images and phrases with Mandy Beaumont or meet Kris Olsson and Debbie Kilroy who delve into prison life with a pre- view of a dark and terrifying, yet true story of endurance. To be held at The Irish Club, Brisbane on Tuesday, 5 April from 7.00pm. Contact 07 3839 1243 for more details. TAS Join Linda Jaivin as she leads us in a workshop that will take you on a literary journey through the senses, full of short exercises, readings and discussion. It doesn’t matter if you’re an absolute beginner or a published writer, if you are interested in enriching the sensual texture of your writing, and sharpening your powers of observation and description then this workshop is for you. To be held at The Adult Education Building, 8 High Street, Launceston on Saturday, 16 April from 10.00am to 4.00pm. Phone 03 6224 0029 for details. SA The Advertiser Big Book Club and the City of Marion Library Service invites you to meet international author Penny Vincenzi who will be speaking at the Marion Cultural Centre, Marion on Tuesday, 19 April from 7.00pm to 8.30pm. Phone 08 8375 6785 for more details.