Slow Reads

Women Who Read

Women Who Read Sat 22 Feb 5pm Tropical Grove Sat 22 Feb 5pm Tropical Grove FREE
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Sat 22 Feb 5pm at Tropical Grove FREE

Join powerhouse Heather Rose, local writers Bindy Pritchard and Catherine Noske alongside Ingrid Laguna as they present readings of their work.

Bindy Pritchard is a Perth-based writer whose fiction has appeared in various anthologies and literary journals such as Westerly MagazineKill Your Darlings and Review of Australian Fiction. Pritchard’s debut collection Fabulous Lives was published in 2019 by Margaret River Press. These stories have been described as a celebration of the magical and the commonplace, ‘a happy reminder that weird shit happens to everyone’ (The AU Review).

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.

Dr Catherine Noske is a lecturer in creative writing and editor of Westerly Magazine at the University of Western Australia. Her work has been awarded the AD Hope Prize, the Elyne Mitchell Prize for Rural Women Writers, and was shortlisted for the 2015 Dorothy Hewett Award. She has judged the ALS Gold Medal, the WA Premier’s Book Prize and the TAG Hungerford. The Salt Madonna (Picador) is her first novel.

Ingrid Laguna is a writer, teacher and musician. She lives in Melbourne and teaches English to children and adults from all over the world, many of whom have refugee backgrounds. Songbird is her second book.

Time & Location

Sat 22 Feb 5pm


Tropical Grove, UWA, Hackett Drive, Crawley WA 6009




Free Event

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