Amanda Hickie at Newtown Festival

You have a great opportunity to catch Amanda Hickie at the Newtown Festival on Sunday 8 November 2015, 12.40pm at Camperdown Memorial Rest Park.

Amanda Hickie
Amanda Hickie

Four talented Australian fiction novelists come together to for the Fictional Sydney panel focusing on how each represents Sydney in their work. Creator of Offspring, Debra Oswald’s novel Useful is a smart, moving and wry portrait of one man’s desire to give something of himself. Tegan Bennett Daylight’s short story collection Six Bedrooms is about growing up; about discovering sex; and about coming of age. Sandra Leigh-Price’s The Bird Child is set right here in Newtown in 1929 and is a novel of magic, birds, lost letters and love.

An Ordinary Epidemic cover
An Ordinary Epidemic cover

Finally, Amanda Hickie’s novel An Ordinary Epidemic takes place in the midst of a deadly outbreak which sends Sydney into lockdown. Sandra, Amanda, Tegan and Debra are sure to talk about ideas that will resonate with and relate to each and every one of us. Four talented Australian fiction novelists come together to for the Fictional Sydney panel. Focusing on how each represents Sydney in their work; writing about historical Sydney, contemporary Sydney and even Sydney in the future, Sandra, Amanda, Tegan and Debra are sure to talk about ideas that will resonate with and relate to each and every one of us.

Further information here: http://www.newtownfestival.org/writers-tent.html

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