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The Writing Life: James Ley & Cate Kennedy

Saturday, 21 July 2018
11.30am

Brian Grogan Theatre
La Trobe University
471 Benetook Avenue
Mildura VIC
3500

$15.00 per session
$20.00 Lunch by Stefano's Cafe
$75.00 day package (includes lunch)
Students FREE

Disabled Access:Yes



The Writing Life: James Ley & Cate Kennedy read from their work and talk about a life of writing

Cate Kennedy
Cate Kennedy writes fiction, non-fiction and poetry and has been published widely in Australia and in the U.S.A, the U.K and France.  She has won several awards for her work, including the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for her poetry collection The Taste of River Water and the People’s Choice prize in the NSW Premier’s Awards for her 2009 novel The World Beneath.  Her most recent short story collection, Like a House on Fire is currently on the VCE English syllabus. She lives in Castlemaine with her 12 year-old daughter and is working on a new novel.

James Ley
James Ley is Contributing Editor with the Sydney Review of Books. His essays and criticism have appeared in numerous publications, including The Age, The Australian, The Times Literary Supplement and Australian Book Review. In 2014, he was awarded the Geraldine Pascall Prize for Australian Critic of the Year. He is the author of The Critic in the Modern World: Public Criticism from Samuel Johnson to James Wood (2014) and co-editor with Catriona Menzies-Pike of The Australian Face: Essays from the Sydney Review of Books (2017). 

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