Allen & Unwin Event Roundup

Upcoming 2021 Events:       

 Yves Rees All About Yves

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Dr Yves Rees is an award-winning writer and historian who has written a timely and thought-provoking memoir about the trans experience, All About Yves.

Wednesday 15 September 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
In Conversation
Avid Reader Bookshop
Online Event
RSVP: here

 

Bryan Brown Sweet Jimmy

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Bryan Brown has been telling stories with his distinctive Australian voice on TV and in film for a long time, but this time he's writing crime in his first book.

Thursday 16 September 2021
7:30pm
In Conversation
Readings
Online Event
RSVP: here

 

Alex Miller Max

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Alex Miller has written an astonishing, moving tribute. Max is at once a meditation on memory itself, on friendship and a reminder to the reader that history belongs to humanity.

Saturday 18 September 2021
11:00am - 12:30pm
Author Talk
Mentone Public Library
Online Event
More info: here

 

 

Sarah Bailey The Housemate 

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From award winning author, Sarah Bailey, comes a new reveting and provocative thriller, The Housemate.

Wednesday 22 September 2021
6:30pm
In conversation
Readings Carlton
Woiworung Country
309 Lygon St
Carlton, VIC
RSVP: here

 

 

Hugh Mackay The Kindness Revolution

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Generous, erudite, optimistic and candid...Hugh Mackay encourages us to find the best in ourselves and in our society in both good and troubled times, in The Kindness Revolution.

Thursday 23 September 2021
6:30pm – 7:30pm AWST
Author Talk and Q&A
Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival
Online Event
RSVP: here

 

 

Leonie Kelsall The Wattle Seed Inn 

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South Australian author, Leonie Kelsall, is back with an entrancing new rural romance, The Wattle Seed Inn

Tuesday 19 October 2021
2:30pm 
Author Talk
Hallett Cove Civic Centre
1 Ragamuffin Dve
Hallett Cove, SA
RSVP: (08) 8375 6600

Tuesday 9 November 2021
2:30pm
Author Talk & Morning Tea
Adelaide Plains Library 
61 Old Port Rd
Two Wells, SA
RSVP: (08) 8520 2100

 

 

Cassandra Pybus Truganini

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Cassandra Pybus is an award-winning author and a distinguished historian who has told the haunting story of Truganini, an extraordinary Aboriginal woman, who lived through seven decades of a psychological and cultural shift more extreme than we can possibly imagine.

Wednesday 13 October 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cassandra in conversation with Claire Halliday
Latrobe City Libraries
Online Event
RSVP: here

 

 

Jason Pamment Treasure in the Lake

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 Jason Pamment is a debut graphic novelist who has created Treasure in the Lake, a fantasy-adventure graphic novel about two best friends and their discovery of a mysterious village.

Saturday 18 September 2021
5:30pm - 7:30pm ACST
Artists in Conversation (Papercuts Comics Festival 2021 day 3)
The Braggs Lecture Theatre
Room G60, The Braggs Building,
The University of Adelaide, Victoria Drive
Adelaide, SA
RSVP: here

Sunday 19 September 2021
11:00am
Meet & Greet with Jason Pamment
Market Stall: Papercuts Comics Festival
Centenary Gymnasium at Christian Brothers College
214 Wakefield St
Adelaide, SA
Festival info: here

Friday 24 September 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
Graphic Novel Workshop
Where the Wild Things Are
Online Event
RSVP: here

 

 

Anna Ciddor The Boy Who Stepped Through Time

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From much-loved Australian Author, Anna Ciddor, coem a thrilling tim-slip adventure. In The Boy who Stepped Through Time an accidental trip back to the Roman Empire sets off a race against time to save a friendship - and a life.

Tuesday 21 September 2021
11:15am - 12:15pm
Author Talk
Kingston Libraries
Online Event
RSVP: here

 

 

Sofie Laguna The Song of Lewis Carmichael

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From highly acclaimed author Sofie Laguna comes The Song of Lewis Carmichael, a beautiful, illustrated adventure story with a classic feel, about a quiet boy and a talking crow on an extraordinary hot-air balloon ride to the Arctic.

Thursday 23 September 2021
10:00am
Storytime
North Fitzroy Library
182-186 St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, VIC
RSVP: (03) 9426 5661

Thursday 23 September 2021
1:00pm
Storytime
Frankston Library
60 Playne St
Frankston, VIC
RSVP: (03) 9784 1020

Saturday 9 October 2021
2:30pm
Book Launch
Ironbark Shelter at Edendale Community Farm
30 Gastons Rd
Eltham VIC 
RSVP: (03) 9439 8700

 

 

CS Pacat Dark Rise

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From internationally acclaimed author CS Pacat comes Dark Rise, the first book in a brilliant YA fantasy trilogy.

Monday 27 September 2021
6:30pm
Book Launch
CS Pacat in conversation with Jay Kristoff
Readings
Online Event
RSVP: here

 

 

Karen Foxlee Dragon Skin

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From the bestselling and multi-award-winning author, Karen Foxlee, comes Dragon Skin, a magical tale about a girl who saves a dragon and rescues her family.

Friday 1 October 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Samantha Wheeler in-conversation with Karen Foxlee
Book Launch
Where the Wild Things Are
191 Boundary St,
West End, QLD
RSVP: here


Thursday 7 October 2021
6:30pm
Megan Daley in conversation with Karen Foxlee
Riverbend Books
193 Oxford St,
Bulimba, QLD
RSVP: here