Explore the 2024 Program

True Lives

First Nations authors reclaiming Australia’s stories

Debra Dank
Tony Birch
Friday 24 May 2024
Event Code: 71

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Learn from these masterful storytellers whose latest books, whether fiction or non-fiction, are illuminating First Nations people and Country.

Following Tony Birch’s multi-award-winning short story collection, Dark as Last Night, comes his fourth novel, Women & Children, a tale of sisterly love and courage and the sudden loss of childhood innocence.

Debra Dank’s debut, We Come With This Place, is a deeply personal and profound tribute to family and Gudanji Country, with accolades including four NSW Premier’s Literary Awards – including Book of the Year.

Sit down with these celebrated authors in conversation with Walkley award-winning journalist Paul Daley.
Carriageworks, Bay 19
245 Wilson Street, Eveleigh, NSW, 2015