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The Human Ark
Code: SR8  |  Type: Panel   |  Genres: Fiction
Tuesday, May 15 2012 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Ticketed (see details)
Carrington Hotel, Katoomba, 15-47 Katoomba Street, Katoomba Venue & Transport Info
Charlotte Wood, Carrie Tiffany, Tegan Bennett Daylight (facilitator)
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Charlotte Wood, author of Animal People and Carrie Tiffany, author of Mateship with Birds talk to Tegan Bennett Daylight about their new books, the nature of humans and animals, and their relationship in life and art.

Presented with Varuna, The Writers’ House.

Tuesday 15 May all-day pass $60/$50
Monday & Tuesday 2-day pass $90 (no concession)
Single Sessions (unless otherwise indicated): $15

Charlotte Wood (Australian)

Charlotte Wood's first novel, Pieces of a Girl, was published in 1999 and won the 1998 Jim Hamilton Award for an unpublished manuscript. Both this and her second novel, The Submerged Cathedral, were highly praised by reviewers and award judges; the latter was shortlisted for the 2005 Miles Franklin Literary Award and the 2005 Commonwealth Writers' Prize, South East Asia and Pacific. Her third novel, The Children, received rave reviews and was a bestseller, selling over 10,000 copies in trade paperback. Charlotte lives in Sydney.

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Carrie Tiffany (Australian)

Carrie Tiffany was born in West Yorkshire and grew up in Western Australia. She now lives in Melbourne where she works as an agricultural journalist. Her first novel, Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living, was shortlisted for numerous awards including the Orange Prize, the Miles Franklin Literary Award, The Guardian First Book Award and the Commonwealth Writer's Prize, and won the Dobbie Award for Best First Book (2006) and the 2006 Western Australian Premier's Award for Fiction. Mateship with Birds is her second novel.

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Tegan Bennett Daylight (Australian)

Tegan Bennett Daylight is a fiction writer, critic and lecturer in writing. She is the author of three highly acclaimed novels: Bombora, What Falls Away and Safety, as well as several books for children and teenagers. She has recently completed a long essay on the writing life, How Influence Works, and is at work on a collection of short stories, some of which have been published in Best Australian Stories, New Australian Stories, and Charlotte Wood’s collection Brothers and Sisters.