Authors talks a boon for literary lovers


Redland City Council’s Authors in Action October and November line-up looks sure to impress local book lovers.

Authors in Action are events hosted by Redland Libraries, where local, national and international authors discuss their new book releases and meet with fans.

Redland City Mayor Cr Karen Williams said the Authors in Action talks were highly popular and attracted well-known authors.

“It is a rare opportunity for people to meet famous Australian authors, as well as Redlands authors who are creating a buzz and making a name for themselves overseas,” Cr Williams said.

“From Peter Fitzsimmons historically-based novel, to more personal stories such as Dawn Johnson’s story of overcoming hardships, there is something for everyone in the Authors in Action series.”

All events are free, but bookings are essential as they fill up quickly. In the next two months, the following authors will feature:

11am-12pm, 12 October: Cecil Pellows, author of ‘For Some Unknown Reason’. Capalaba Library. Bookings to: 3843 8010

12-1pm, 18 October: Dawn Johnson, author of ‘Face Values’,  Victoria Point library. Booking to: 3884 4011

6-7pm, 25 October: Marianne Delacourt, author of ‘Stage Fright’, Victoria Point Library. Bookings to: 3884 4011

12-1pm, 1 November: Peter FitzSimons, media personality and author of ‘Eureka’, Victoria Point Library. Bookings to 3884 4011

12-1pm, 8 November: Kevin Crowe author of ‘Whistle up a Storm’, Victoria Point Library. Bookings to: 3884 4011

12.30 – 1.30pm, 16 November: Ian Walkley author of ‘No Remorse’ Victoria Point Library. Bookings to: 3884 4011

For more information, visit council’s website www.redland.qld.gov.au or drop into a Redlands Library.

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