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The Big Issue - Readings from the Fiction Edition

Friday August 9, 2019
18:00 - 19:00
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The Big Issue is one of Australia’s best loved magazines and organisations. With a focus on housing and social justice, they cover great stories about interesting people from all walks of life. Each year, The Big Issue publishes a fiction edition. Over the years, this has featured some of the very best writers including John Marsden, Melanie Cheng, and Graeme Simsion.

This year, the Centre for Stories has partnered with The Big Issue to present an evening of readings from the 2019 volume. Local literary figures will bring the page to life and your ticket will include a copy of the magazine. Join us for a fun, uplifting, and quality celebration of Australian fiction!

With readings by Ron Bradfield, Rebecca Higgie, Jay Anderson, Karen Escobar, and Iven Manning.

Due to limited seating, we cannot offer ticket refunds. If you have purchased tickets to an event and can no longer attend, you are welcome to pass along your ticket to somebody else. Please notify us if you wish to do so at: info@centreforstories.com


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Ron Bradfield

Ron Bradfield Jnr is a saltwater fella from Bardi Country, north of Broome but grew up in Geraldton, WA. He now calls Whadjuk Boodjah, his home. Ron has been accused of many things, but he swears he's just a storyteller - who gets to hear a fair few too!

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

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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