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Literary Mixers: Alice Nelson and Brenda Walker

Thursday June 6, 2019
18:30 - 19:30
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Hear debut authors paired with established authors talk candidly about their journeys to publication: their highs and lows, friends lost, and amount of wine and chocolate consumed during the writing process. Authors will confess to their innermost fears and share their vulnerabilities.

Join Alice Nelson and Brenda Walker for an illuminating discussion on what pushes them to write, from ideas to opinions, to personal experiences. Alice is the up and coming author, recognised for her sincere exploration of cultural and political tensions as well as trauma and displacement. Brenda is an established author well-loved for her fiction novels as well as non-fiction works. Her most recent short story examines the heartbreaking global issue of dislocation and refuge.

Thanks to Underground Writers, copies of Alice and Brenda’s novels will be available for purchase on the night! Underground Books is a not-for-profit bookstore that specialises in debut Australian titles. Funds from the store go towards supporting Underground Writers projects which provide information, education and encouragement to emerging Australian writers.


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Alice Nelson

Alice Nelson was named one of the Sydney Morning Herald’s Best Young Australian Novelists for her first novel, The Last Sky. Her second novel, The Children’s House, was published by Penguin Random House in October 2018 and is forthcoming in other countries. She is currently at work on a new novel.

Brenda Walker

Brenda Walker is Emeritus Professor of English and Literary Studies at UWA. Her books have won numerous prizes and her short stories have been published in Australia, the UK the US. In 2019 her short story 'The Houses that are Left Behind' won an O. Henry Prize - the premier prize for short fiction in the US.'

Venue
Centre for Stories
100 Aberdeen Street Northbridge
WA, 6003

Public Transport
The Centre is a ten minute walk from the Perth train station and the Perth Busport, and is serviced by regular CAT buses.

Parking
Parking is available at the CPP Aberdeen street car park (25 metre walk) or at Wilsons car park on Zempilas St (10 metres).

Access
Wheelchair access is provided. The Centre for Stories aims to be an inclusive and supportive community venue, please contact us if you have any questions.

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