AUTHOR EVENT CALENDAR


LUNCH WITH A WRITER - MARGARET MORGAN 
Friday 19th October 2018, 12.00 noon 
Travelodge Newcastle 

Control the brain and you control the world. In a fractured nation, two women are left with a choice - risk all to bring humanity together or let it fall apart. Brigid and Charlotte find themselves on the frontline of a world splintering into far left and far right, with unexpected power to change the course of history. But at what cost? Dark, thrilling and compulsively readable, 'The Second Cure' is a provocative debut novel about control, courage and belief. 

Tickets are $50.00 and will include a glass of wine and two course lunch. 

Presented by Friends of the University. 


BOOK LAUNCH - JESS BLACK
Sunday 28th October 2018, 3.00 - 5.00pm 
The Wellness Hub - Robert Street, Wickham

Join us for high tea and the launch of wonderful local author Jess Black's most recent book, 'The Tales of Mr Walker'. 'The Tales of Mr Walker' contains four delightful stories inpired by the real-life Mr Walker, a Guide Dog Ambassador who now calls Park Hyatt Melbourne home.

Royalties from sales of this book go to Guide Dogs Victoria. 

RSVP to sales@macleansbooks.com.au or via phone to 49692525. 


ANNE SUMMERS
Sunday 4th November 2018, 4.00 - 5.00pm
Wests New Lambton, The Starlight Room 

Respected journalist, editor, policy maker and feminist will visit Newcastle to discuss her new memoir 'Unfettered and Alive'. Anne has influenced and often shaped the political, cultural and social fabric of Australia - depending on what role she was occupying at the time. In her book, she shares wicked anecdotes about the famous and powerful people she has worked with or reported on, and is refreshingly frank about her own anxieties and mistakes. Tickets are $25. Free parking is available. Anne will be signing her books. 

Presented by Newcastle Writers Festival.

Tickets are available here.


THE EASTERN CURLEW - THE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF A MIGRATORY BIRD 
Saturday 10th November 2018, 2.00 - 3.45pm
Hunter Wetlands Centre

You are invited to meet the author of 'The Eastern Curlew' Harry Saddler, to talk natural history, travel, ecology, and, of course, shorebirds. Harry will be joined by Hunter Wetlands Centre Board Member and RAMSAR Convention expert Christine Prietto. The event is free and afternoon tea is provided. All welcome. 

Presented by Hunter Wetlands Centre. 


MIKEY ROBINS IN CONVERSATION WITH TONY SQUIRES
Thursday 22nd November 2018, cocktails at 5.30pm, 7.00pm start
Newcastle Regional Library 

'Seven Deadly Sins' by Mikey Robins, one of Australia's best loved comedians, is a fascinating, funny and downright bizarre survey of culinary oddities. In this irreverent romp through the history of food, Mikey Robins uncovers the most bizarre food-related stories of all time. From the Ancient Egyptians to the Romans, from the medieval monarchs to the first celebrity chefs, our ancestors have left their mark on our habits and social mores, our plates and palates, telling us one truth above all: wherever there is food there is folly. 

Admission to the session is free but you may buy a ticket for $40 to enjoy a cocktail and some canapes with Mikey and Tony at the Local History Lounge at 5.30pm. 

Presented by Newcastle Regional Library. 

RSVP here.