Helen Whitehead and I are pleased to announce the official launch of the
Season of Inspiration
Please click on the tales in the Eyes of the Peacock tail.
Diamond Valley Oxfam, Montsalvat and ELTHAMbookshop
With Nillumbik Shire Council
Present The 6th Annual World Matters 2010 Writers – Disturbing the Peace
Dates: October 27 & 30-31
Venue: Montsalvat, Hillcrest Avenue, Eltham
An International and Regional Programme featuring: Fear Factor Terror Incognito Indo-Australian Authors’ Anthology Panel, chaired by Sharon Rundle, with excerpts of short stories from a unique Indo–Australian collaboration, which includes David Malouf, Salman Rushdie, Kiran Nagarkar and Yasmine Gooneratne; followed by an in-depth discussion, by authors Susanne Gervay, Devika Brendon, Jeremy Fisher and Meenakshi Bharat from Delhi, of the issues raised; Titi Amaral and Jude Conway’s audio visual narrative of East Timor Women’s brave stories of resistance and survival from the anthology Step by Step, this is Supported by East Timor Women Australia and an Exhibition and sales of East Timor textiles in the Resident Artist’s Gallery; and Ouyang Yu, The English Class, Roger Averill, Keeping Faith, Jane Carswell Under the Huang Jia Tree: Two Journeys in China through story and memoir, transit lounge us across cultures of China, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.
There is so much more to World Matters 2010 Writers – Disturbing the Peace, for bookings and the full exciting programme at magical Montsalvat: http://home.vicnet.net.au/~nrgp/index_files/events.html
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Do put the World Matters Festival on your calendar it promises to be an exciting and stimulating programme.
Do also visit Susanne Gervay’s Blog
for the latest on her wonderful new book
“a story that highlights the challenges that face children when their mothers are diagnosed with cancer.
Always Jack uses humour and warmth to break down the taboos surrounding cancer and encourage parents, teachers and children to discuss the subject openly.”
which has been endorsed by
the Cancer Council NSW
by Room to Read, Alannah & Madeline Foundation, Life Education, The Children’s Hospital Westmead, and The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY).
And by me.
Well done, Susanne.