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Ghost Stories
Code: 158  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: , Biography & Memoir, Publishing Industry
Saturday, May 19 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Free, no bookings
Sydney Dance 1, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Michael Robotham, Malcolm Knox, Michael Visontay, Richard Walsh
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Michael Robotham, Malcolm Knox and Michael Visontay tell us how sometimes the most lucrative book you ever write might not even have your name on it. They talk to Richard Walsh.

Michael Robotham (Australian)

Michael Robotham began his career as an investigative journalist in Australia and Britain. He later became a ghost-writer, collaborating on 15 'autobiographies' including those of Lulu, Rolf Harris, Geri Halliwell and Ricky Tomlinson, 12 of which became Sunday Times bestsellers. Twice a winner of the Ned Kelly Award for Australia’s Best Crime Novel, Michael has been shortlisted for several other awards. His psychological thrillers have been translated into 22 languages. His latest novel is The Wreckage.

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Malcolm Knox (Australian)

Malcolm Knox is the author of 13 books, eight of which are non-fiction, covering subjects as diverse as sport, the criminal jury system, illicit drugs and Australian history. As a journalist he has twice won Walkley Awards, won a Human Rights Award and was runner-up in the Graham Perkin Award for Australian Journalist of the Year. He has worked for The Sydney Morning Herald since 1994, as well as contributing to publications in Australia and overseas. He lives in Sydney.

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Michael Visontay (Australian)

Michael Visontay is a journalist, lecturer and former senior editor at The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sun-Herald. He was ghost-writer for The Happiest Refugee and has co-authored two other memoirs, the most recent of which is Undies to Equities: The remarkable life of Henri Aram. He is currently editor of Australian Author magazine.