rose scott women writers' festival
at the women's club
8-9 October 2021
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Talks by Women Writers
In association with The Women's Club, the Rose Scott Women Writers' Festival presents a series of talks by women writers throughout the year.
Our first event of 2021, 'Searching for Charlotte', has limited tickets to attend in person at the Women's Club, and the opportunity to attend via zoom. The Women's Club is a registered NSW COVID-19 Safe Business. See details of the event below.
Kate Forsyth and Belinda Murrell in conversation with
Kate Forsyth and Belinda Murrell are sisters who joined forces to investigate the story of Charlotte Waring Atkinson, their great-great-great-great-grandmother, the writer of Australia’s first book for children published in 1841. A fascinating hybrid, Searching for Charlotte is a biography of Charlotte, the story of Belinda and Kate’s journey of discovery to find out about the life of this courageous woman who came to Australia in 1826, as well as being an exploration of family history and family myths.
Date: Tuesday 9 March
Time: 6pm AEDT for 6.30pm start. Interview finishes at 7.30 pm and the evening concludes at 8.00pm
Location: Level 4, 179 Elizabeth Street; and by Zoom
Tickets: Bookings are now open.
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