Meditations on the survivor stories from the ‘Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse’, and the culture of secrecy and justification within the Catholic Church Tuggeranong Arts Centre 3 to 26 October 2019
Paul Michael Murray, draws on personal accounts, research and
reflection to try and understand the theology and psychology that leads to a
culture of child sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.
Suki & Hugh, Bungendore 12 October – 17 November 2019
In this exhibition, his first solo in 20 years, Tim will present a body of work which has been almost two years in the making. Offering a range of canvas sizes, a centre piece of the show is the large- scale work ‘Peaches’. The richness and accuracy of colour and the high level of detail are mouth-watering. Draped fabric appears to cascade off the canvas.
Thursday 3 October 2019 at 6.30pm Karori Library Wellington New Zealand
We attended this delightful free
event at Karori Library whilst in Wellington. It was a friendly and well
organised gathering with a cup of tea and light refreshments on arrival and a
well-paced discussion between the two writers. The Wellington Library service
is to be congratulated on providing high quality free events like this one.
Great to be introduced to a local (NZ) writer’s work as well as the dark tales
of Liz Nugent.
Liz Nugent, who was named Irish Woman of the Year in Literature
in 2017, chats to Wellington writer Kirsten McDougall about turning to
psychological thrillers after a career in Irish radio and television, and the
art of getting inside the heads of monstrous characters.
Liz has published three novels Unravelling Oliver, Lying in
Wait, and Skin Deep – which have all been bestsellers and have collectively won four
Irish Book Awards. Lying in Wait was voted Readers’ Choice for the British
Richard and Judy Book Club.
In 2018, Kirsten McDougall’s second book Tess was a
finalist for the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Novel and longlisted for the Acorn
Prize for Fiction at the Ockham New Zealand Book Awards.
Text Publishing, Melbourne, Australia, 2013 Angela Savage will appear at the Terror Australia Festival in Cygnet Tasmania 1 to 3 November 2019
Angela Savage is the Director of Writers Victoria. She is a Melbourne-based crime writer, who has lived and travelled extensively in Asia. Her first novel, Behind the Night Bazaar, won the 2004 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an unpublished manuscript.
Savage is a winner of the Scarlett Stiletto Award and has twice been shortlisted for Ned Kelly awards.