Louise Allan

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Louise Allan’s debut novel The Sisters’ Song (A&U 2018) was shortlisted for the City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award. She was also awarded a Varuna Residential Fellowship for the manuscript. Louise grew up in Tasmania but now lives in Perth with her husband, four children and two dogs. She is a former doctor and has a passion for music.

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Dec
10
Join Dennis Haskell, Krishna Sen and Marcella Polain to celebrate the centenary of PEN International. Book Online
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Dec
12
Join Sean Cowan and take a walk in the footsteps of gangsters, murderers, drug dealers and sex workers in this 90-minute tour of Northbridge’s most notorious crime spots of yesteryear. Book Online
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Dec
14
Les Harrison and Reuben Saggar believe it's never too late, or too early, to take a stand and make a difference.  Book Online
A black and white edit of two portraits. One is of Roanna and one is of Chris
Dec
14
Roanna and Chris will discuss writing practice, difficulties encountered in the literary world, what it means to write about tolerance and intolerance while breaking out of the dominant narrative, and much more. Book Online
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