Whether it’s meeting Australia’s latest wunderkind or hearing an unknown quantity strike a bold new path, Debut Mondays is your chance to discover your next favourite author.
You’ll meet a selection of new voices – from Victoria and beyond – including a special guest in each session from Voiceworks magazine.
Pop down to the MOAT, our resident bar and cafe, to grab a drink or a meal – and be nourished and entertained by the pick of our latest storytelling crop.
This month, our guests are Greg Foyster, Eleanor Limprecht, Maria Takolander and another writer to be announced.
Greg Foyster is an environment journalist. His feature articles, news stories and opinion pieces have appeared in more than 15 different publications, including the Age, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Big Issue, Crikey and G Magazine.
Maria Takolander is a senior lecturer in literature at Deakin University in Geelong. She is the author of a work of literary criticism and two poetry collections. Her poems have featured in annual best-of anthologies for the past seven years. The Double is her first work of fiction.
Eleanor Limprecht is a novelist, book reviewer, PhD student and mother-of-two. She grew up in the United States, Germany and Pakistan but has settled in Sydney. Her first novel, What Was Left, is about a mother who breaks one of the oldest taboos and abandons her baby. (rodneyvc)