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The House of Fiction
Code: 111  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: , Biography & Memoir
Friday, May 18 2012 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Ticketed: $15/$10
Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay, 22 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Susan Swingler, Caroline Baum (facilitator)
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Who knew that Elizabeth Jolley’s life contained even more mystery and dark secrets than her fiction? Her stepdaughter Susan Swingler reconstructs the harrowing tale of a forbidden love affair and an abandoned child. She talks to Caroline Baum.

Susan Swingler (International)

Susan Swingler is the stepdaughter of one of Australia’s most revered writers: Elizabeth Jolley. She has been a freelance photographer, gardener, university lecturer, curator and researcher. In 2002 she edited an anthology, New Writers 2001, for the Bath Spa University College and in 2000 wrote a chapter for Shifting Horizons: Women’s landscape photography now. Susan’s short fiction has been broadcast on the BBC. She and her husband travel widely and have made regular visits to Australia since the late 1970s.

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Caroline Baum (Australian)

Caroline Baum is a respected journalist and broadcaster, and a regular contributor to national magazines, newspapers and digital media.

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