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Writers Weekend

Jane Smiley

Writers Weekend Closing Event

Jane Smiley Sun 25 Feb Discovery Lounge, State Library of Western Australia $25
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Sun 25 Feb at Discovery Lounge, State Library of Western Australia, from $25

Presented in association with Writing WA

Acclaimed American Pulitzer Prize-winning and best-selling author Jane Smiley closes our Writers Weekend with a bang as she discusses her thrilling new novel A Dangerous Business. This rollicking murder mystery is set in Gold Rush California, where two young prostitutes follow a trail of missing girls.

Join Jane in conversation with Writing WA CEO Will Yeoman about A Dangerous Business and about her long and illustrious writing career.

Jane Smiley is the author of numerous novels, including A Thousand Acres, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, and the Last Hundred Years Trilogy: Some LuckEarly Warning, and Golden Age. She is the author as well of several works of nonfiction and books for young adults. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she has also received the PEN Center USA Lifetime Achievement Award for Literature. She lives in Northern California.

Time & Location

Sun 25 Feb

5.30pm Discovery Lounge, State Library of Western Australia, 25 Francis St, Northbridge / Yandilup



    • General Admission: $25

Presented in association with

Supported by

  • State Library of Western Australia


  • Derek Shapton

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