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Creativity, Joy, Grace

Two celebrated authors talk flattening fear and nurturing inspiration

Julia Baird (photo credit Susan Papazian)
Holly Ringland (photo credit Daniel Boud)
Saturday 25 May 2024
Event Code: 9
Find sanctuary in this uplifting celebration of creativity, chaired by Michaela Kalowski.

Award-winning journalist Julia Baird follows her international bestseller, Phosphorescence, with Bright Shining, a stunning and insightful call for grace in a world which has forgotten its importance.

Bestselling author Holly Ringland, whose debut novel, The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart, was published in 30 countries and adapted into an Amazon miniseries starring Sigourney Weaver, invites readers into her creative practice in The House That Joy Built.

Learn how to recognise, cultivate and express these nourishing qualities, even in the darkest of times.
City Recital Hall
2 Angel Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000