Outspoken – Professor Tim Flannery

Tim Flannery

Outspoken – in conversation with Steven Lang and in partnership with the Brisbane Writers Festival, presents Professor Tim Flannery who is one of Australia’s leading writers on climate change.  An internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer and conservationist, he was Australian of the Year in 2007.  His books include ThrowimWay Leg, The Future Eaters and The Weather Makers.  Professor Flannery will be talking about his new book The Atmosphere of Hope, which, in the lead up to the December talks in Paris, gives an overview of where climate science is now and what can still be done.

Introducing: Kate Holden, the author of the memoirs In My Skin and The Romantic, Italian Nights and Days.  Her stories and columns have appeared regularly in The Age as well as The Monthly, Cleo, New Woman and the Weekend Australian.

This event will be held in the Maleny Community Centre on  Tuesday 8th September 2015, at 6 pm for 6:30 pm.  Tickets $18, students $12, from the Maleny Bookshop on 07 5494 3666.  Bookings essential.

For more information visit the Maleny Outspoken website

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Outspoken – Kate Grenville

Kate Grenville

Outspoken – in conversation with Steven Lang, and in partnership with the Brisbane Writers Festival presents Kate Grenville – one of Australia’s most popular writers.  Her novel The Secret River won the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize and was short-listed for the Man Booker, the Miles Franklin and the IMPAC Awards.  She will be discussing her new book, One Life:  My Mother’s Story, a deeply moving homage by one of Australia’s finest writers.

Introducing:  Olivera Simic, the author of Surviving Peace, a Political Memoir, a heartfelt account of life before, during and after the Bosnian War and the NATO bombing of Serbia.

This event will be held in the Maleny Community Centre on Wednesday 2nd September 2015, at 6 pm for 6:30 pm.  Tickets $18, students $12, from the maleny Bookshop on 07 5494 3666.  Bookings essential.

For more information visit the Maleny Outspoken website

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