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Term One for Fairy Poppilna's Story School starts on Tuesday 3rd February.

$10 per class per child.

10am every second Tuesday of the school term.

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Authors Up The Cross - David Malouf in conversation with Miriam Cosic about "Being There"

Tuesday 24 March, 6.30pm

Kings Cross Library, 1/50-52 Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross

FREE EVENT, but bookings essential.

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After exploring the idea of home in A First Place and what it means to be a writer and where writing begins in The Writing Life, David Malouf moves on to words and music and art and performance in his third collection of essays, titled Being There.

Join us for an unmissable evening and what promises to be a stimulating discussion about art, ideas and culture when David Malouf talks to Miriam Cosic, critic and former literary editor of The Australian about his latest work.

 

 

Authors Up The Cross - Anna Bligh in conversation about "Through the Wall"

Tuesday 21 April, 6.30pm

Kings Cross Library, 1/50-52 Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross

FREE EVENT, but bookings essential.

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Join us when Anna Bligh, former Labour Premier of Queensland, talks candidly about her autobiography, Through The Wall.  From her hard knocks childhood on the Gold Coast, her seventeen years in the rough and tumble of the Queensland Parliament, the drama of the Queensland floods to her stepping down from public life and struggle with cancer, she shares with us the lessons she has learnt about leadership, resilience, community and family.

 

 

Authors Up The Cross - Patti Miller in conversation about "Ransacking Paris"

Tuesday 26 May, 6.30pm

Kings Cross Library, 1/50-52 Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross

FREE EVENT, but bookings essential.

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When memoirist Patti Miller fulfilled a lifelong dream of spending a year writing in Paris, she turned to French writers including Montaigne, de Beauvoir and Rousseau for guidance.  These authors' intent on knowing the self through gazing into the "looking glass" of the world inspired her musings on love, identity, culture, suffering, desire, motherhood, truth-telling, memory and ultimately the writing journey.

Join us when she shares her story about going from her heartland of the Wiradjuri land in country Australia to her year spent reading, writing and searching in Paris.