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Resurrecting the Past
Code: W11  |  Type: Workshops   |  Genres:
Tuesday, May 15 2012 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Ticketed: $85/$75
State Library of NSW, Jean Garling Ante Room, Level 1, Mitchell Wing, Macquarie Street, Sydney Venue & Transport Info
Paul Ham
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Paul Ham, award-winning author of Kokoda, Vietnam: The Australian War and Hiroshima Nagasaki, explains the essential components of writing popular narrative history.

Join Paul as he shows you how to weave intricate research into compelling narrative. Learn the critical importance of developing a narrative voice, and the vital role of character, place and atmosphere in historical narratives.

Supported by Pantera Press.

Duration: 3 hours
Maximum capacity: 16 participants

Paul Ham (Australian)

Paul Ham is the author of the highly acclaimed Hiroshima Nagasaki and Kokoda, which was shortlisted for the Walkley Award for Non-fiction. He also co-wrote and appeared in the ABC’s two-part documentary based on the Kokoda book. His second book, Vietnam: The Australian war, won the New South Wales Premier’s History Award and was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s History Prize, the Walkley Award and the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award. Paul will present an ABC documentary based on Vietnam to be screened in 2012.

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