Literature & Ideas

Art & Words Lunch

Art & Words Lunch Sun 23 Feb 12pm The University Club Restaurant, UWA Sun 23 Feb 12pm The University Club Restaurant, UWA $80
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Heather Rose and Josephine Wilson, two of Australia’s most accomplished writers, talk about the inspiration they get from visual art. Join them over lunch for a conversation about art, life and writing with Adam Suckling.

Heather Rose is the author of eight novels for both adults and children. In 2017 her seventh novel – The Museum of Modern Love – won the Stella Prize, the Christina Stead Prize and the Margaret Scott Prize. It has been published internationally and translated into numerous languages. Rose co-writes for children under the pen-name Angelica Banks. She lives by the sea in Tasmania. Her latest novel is Bruny.

Josephine Wilson is a Perth-based writer. Her novel Extinctions (UWA Publishing, 2016) won the 2017 Miles Franklin Award, the Colin Roderick Award and was nominated for the Prime Minister’s Literature Award.  It is published in the UK by Serpent’s Tale, and in the USA with Tin House.  Her first novel was Cusp, (UWA Publishing, 2005). She teaches at Murdoch University.

Time & Location

Sun 23 Feb 12pm


The University Club Restaurant, UWA, Hackett Drive, Crawley / Godroo


90 minutes


    • Adult: $80

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