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Writers Weekend

Randolph Stow Memorial Lecture

Randolph Stow Memorial Lecture Sat 24 Feb Theatre, State Library of Western Australia $24
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Sat 24 Feb at Theatre, State Library of Western Australia, from $24

Presented in association with Writing WA and Westerly Magazine

Join us in celebrating the work of Western Australian author Randolph Stow.

This year writer and Stow scholar Catherine Noske explores the author's rendering of Australian landscape, his ‘sunstruck miles’.

Catherine Noske

Catherine is an academic, writer and past editor of Westerly Magazine at The University of Western Australia. She has studied Randolph Stow’s work for over a decade and published several scholarly responses in journals including JASAL and the Journal of Australian Studies as well as in Randolph Stow: Critical Essays, edited by Kate Leah Rendell (UWAP 2021).

Creatively, her short-form writing has appeared in Meanjin, Antipodes, Meniscus, Plumwood Mountain, as well as several anthologies, and has been twice awarded the Elyne Mitchell Prize for Rural Women Writers. Her debut novel, The Salt Madonna (Picador, 2020), was shortlisted for the WA Premier’s Book Awards. She is currently working on her next novel as well as a collection of poetry. Catherine is grateful to reside on Whadjuk Noongar Boodjar. 

Time & Location

Sat 24 Feb

11am Theatre, State Library of Western Australia, 25 Francis St, Northbridge / Yandilup



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