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, edited by Sharon Rundle and Meenakshi Bharat, which includes David Malouf, Salman Rushdie, Kiran Nagarkar, Tabish Khair, Neelum Saran Gour, Janhavi Acharekar, Temsula Ao, Thomas Keneally Andrew Y M Kwong, Rosie Scott, Meera Kant, Sujata Sankranti, Guy Scotton, Jaspreet Singh, Denise Leith, Gulzar, and Yasmine Gooneratne.
Readings will be followed by an in-depth discussion, by authors Susanne Gervay, Devika Brendon, Jeremy Fisher and Meenakshi Bharat from Delhi of the issues raised. Book signings will follow the panel discussion and questions.
We invite you to join us.
Susanne Gervay says: please say hello to Sharon, Meenakshi and me at the Festival
Also on the Programme: 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
Books and CDs will be available for sale and signing. A 10% discount for purchase of 5 books or more. Reading the books beforehand will ensure a lively and informed discussion during Q and A.
Prepaid bookings for World Matters are essential at
970 Main Road, Eltham
Phone +61 3 9439 8700
Here on Earth: A Sustainable Future with Tim Flannery $10.00
October 30 – 31
Festival Pass: $45.00 ( Does not include Tim Flannery event) Early Bird Bookings: $35.00 (bookings by October 20th)
Students: $25.00 Each session: $7.00 (unless otherwise stated)
6.30pm – 7.30pm Duende Concert with Joe Chindamo: $15.00
The Meeting Pool at Montsalvat offers the World Matters audience a very special menu to sustain you through the two days.
Bookings for breakfast, lunch and dinner must be made with Andrew Proctor by October 27th at 9431 2681
Join us for an exciting and stimulating weekend of literary brilliance!