Award-winning writer and Varuna alumna Delia Falconer presents the inaugural address honouring the work and legacy of Eleanor Dark. Join Delia as she talks about nature in an age of loss. A century ago, descriptions of nature placed humans in a world of abundance. Delia considers how we write and think about nature now.

The Blue Mountains Program at Varuna
All day pass $65/$55 (29 or 30 May)
Two day pass $100 (29 and 30 May)
Single session $20/$15  

Presented with Varuna the National Writers’ House.

Delia Falconer (Australian)

Delia Falconer

Delia Falconer is the author of the novels The Service of Clouds and The Lost Thoughts of Soldiers and Sydney, a personal history of her hometown. Her writing has been widely anthologised and shortlisted for prizes across the fields of fiction, non-fiction, history, and biography. In 2018 she was awarded the 2018 Walkley-Pascall Award for Arts Criticism. Her fourth book, Signs and Wonders: Dispatches from a Time of Beauty and Loss was published in 2021.