Fans of Lynette Noni are invited to join us to celebrate the launch of the final book in The Medoran Chronicles. This is the first event in our calendar of book events for our Read Like a Girl program in 2019. Riverbend Books will be on hand to sell copies of Vardaesia, and Lynette will be available for signing books at the conclusion of formalities.

Where: The Rooftop Garden at Mt . Alvernia College – 82 Cremorne road, Kedron

When: Tuesday 19 February, 5:30 pm

Cost: Free

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Hilarious and thought-provoking, with a brilliant cast of characters, The Rosie Result is the triumphant final instalment of the much-loved and internationally bestselling Rosie trilogy.

Hear internationally bestselling author Graeme Simsion talk about this highly anticipated new novel, in conversation with clinical psychologist Professor Tony Attwood, known worldwide for his knowledge of Aspergers Syndrome. The conversation will be moderated by autism advocate Barb Cook.

Where: Brisbane Powerhouse Visy Theatre

When: Tuesday 19 February, 7 pm

Cost: $30-$35

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Join Tosin Adewumi for the launch of Passion Reveals Purpose.

Where: Avid Reader Bookshop

When: Tuesday 19 February, 6pm

Cost: Free

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Join multi-award winning author Graeme Simsion for the launch The Rosie Result.

Where: Avid Reader Bookshop

When: Monday 18 February, 6:00 pm

Cost: $10

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Jane Caro joins us at 10.30am on February 14th to chat to us about her new book, Accidental Feminists. Grab a cup of coffee from the cafe and come inside for an insightful and inspiring morning!

Where: Riverbend Books

When: Thursday 14 February, 10:30 am

Cost: $8

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Join us at The Greek Club for the launch of Jano Caro’s Accidental Feminists – how one generation became feminists – by accident.

Where: The Greek Club

When: Wednesday 13 February, 6pm

Cost: $20

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Join Chelsea Bonner for the launch of Body Image Warrior: One woman’s fight for change in the modelling industry.

Where: Avid Reader Bookshop

When: Wednesday 13 February, 6:00 pm

Cost: $10

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Join a Salon of emerging writers at the launch of Kate Richards’ novel Fusion.

Where: Avid Reader Bookshop

When: Monday 11 February, 6:00 pm

Cost: $10

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Come to Riverbend on Saturday February 9 at 3.30pm to help us launch Stella the Unstoppable and the Talent Show Fiasco, a hilarious new novel by local author, Richard Newsome! Michael Gerard Bauer will be on hand to help Richard launch this wonderful new read.

Where: Riverbend Books

When: Saturday 9 February, 3:30 pm

Cost: –

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Join Osher Günsberg for an intimate evening packed full of raw honesty, genuine emotion and plenty of laughs as he unveils the stories in his best selling memoir Back, After the Break.

Where: Powerhouse Theatre

When: Friday 8 February, 7 pm

Cost: $37.50*plus transaction fee of $6.60

 

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Kristina Olsson is in-conversation with Jacqueline Kent discussing her memoir Beyond Words: A Year with Kenneth Cook.

Where: Avid Reader Bookshop

When: Tuesday 05 February, 6:00 pm

Cost: $10

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Join us at Riverbend on Wednesday 6th February at 6.30pm to hear from International bestselling writer Karen Viggers. In her new novel, The Orchardist’s Daughter, Karen returns to remote Tasmania, the setting of her most popular novel, The Lightkeeper’s Wife.

Where: Riverbend Books

When: Wednesday 6 February, 6:30 pm

Cost: $8

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Join us for the latest in our events which focus on the art and craft of writing. This time we are discussing the craft of writing a thriller with author of Call Me Evie, J. P. Pomare who will be joined by M. J. Riwoe (M. J. Tjia), Meg Vann and chaired by Cass Moriarty. Join us for tips and tricks of the trade and to find out how a thriller is made.

Where: Avid Reader Bookshop

When: Monday 04 February, 6pm

Cost: $10

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Keep saying you’re going to write but aren’t actually writing? Beginner? Intermediate? Advanced? Professional? Stuck and need a creative enema? Comedian, author and columnist Catherine Deveny will get you pulling your finger out. Catherine Deveny’s Gunnas Writing Masterclass at The Continental Cafe. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided. An awesome day, with magnificent food and excellent people.

Where: New Farm

When: Friday 1 February

Cost: $280 – $320

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Susan Johnson is in-conversation with Emma Felton discussing Filtered: Coffee, the Café & the 21st Century City.

Where: Avid Reader Bookshop

When: Thursday 31 January, 6:00 pm

Cost: Free

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Join Jillian Hamilton for the launch of Risk Dollarisation®.

Where: Avid Reader Bookshop

When: Thursday 24 January , 6-8pm

Cost: Free

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Krissy Kneen is in-conversation with Lee Kofman discussing her memoir Imperfect.

Where: Avid Reader Bookshop

When: Wednesday 23 January , 6:30pm

Cost: $10

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Join a Salon of emerging writers at the launch of Lee Kofman’s memoir Imperfect.

Where: Avid Reader Bookshop

When: Wednesday 23 January, 6:00 pm

Cost: $10

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Join Annette Baulch and Graeme Sudholz for the launch of Coming Together: Solving The Mystery of Intimate Sex and Relationship.

Where: Avid Reader Bookshop

When: Tuesday 12 February, 6:00 pm

Cost: Free

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For those who haven’t come along to a Race before here’s what you need to know: A Writing Race is a self-directed, one-hour writing session done in the company of online peers.

The Race takes the form of a comment stream within the Writing Race Event created on the AWM Facebook page. Just ‘join’ the event and then comment in the stream on the ‘AWM Writing Race’ Page. Once the race starts, you write at your own pace (or edit or scene plan or research) until the end of the hour.

Invite your friends and remember there are Races scheduled every week!

When: Every Wednesday evening, 8pm

Where: Online

Cost: Free

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