In this event, award-winning journalist Kate Legge discusses her search for answers after she learned of her husband’s affair, as chronicled in her new memoir, Infidelity and Other Affairs. She reflects on a journey that led to the discovery of a fault line of betrayal spanning generations, and the ensuing path to healing. Kate is joined onstage by Ailsa Piper.

Kate Legge (Australian)

Kate Legge

Kate Legge is an award-winning journalist and author who has chronicled social and political affairs since the 1980s. Her novel The Unexpected Elements of Love was longlisted for the Miles Franklin award. Her non-fiction book Kindred: A Cradle Mountain Love Story was a finalist in the Queensland Literary Awards. Her most recent book Infidelity and Other Affairs was published in March 2023.

Ailsa Piper (Australian)

Ailsa Piper

Ailsa Piper is a writer, director, performer, teacher, moderator and speaker. She was co-winner of the Patrick White Playwright's Award in 2001 for her script Small Mercies. Her first book was a travel memoir called Sinning Across Spain, and her second, The Attachment: Letters From A Most Unlikely Friendship, was co-written with Tony Doherty. Ailsa has judged the NSW and Victorian Premier's Literary Awards six times. She swims daily, rain or shine.