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Sunday, August 27 • 14:00 - 15:00
GripLit

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Nothing beats a great thriller with captivating characters, a gripping plot and a clever twist. In this session, three authors discuss their experiences with this genre – GripLit. Nicole Trope, Megan Goldin and Lexi Landsman have written three very different books, each of which will have you on the edge of your seat. What is their secret? Panel Discussion with Tali Lavi.

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Tali Lavi

Tali Lavi has written and reviewed for Magpies, Australian Book Review, Overland and The Melbourne Review (now defunct). Her fiction has appeared in Kids’ Book Review, Manifesto and the Short and Scary Anthology (Black Dog Books). Tali is Co-Director of Programming at Melbourne J... Read More →

Speakers
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Megan Goldin

Megan Goldin worked as a foreign correspondent for the ABC and Reuters in Asia and the Middle East, where she covered war zones and wrote about war, peace and international terrorism. After she had her third child, she returned to her hometown of Melbourne to raise her sons and write fiction, often while waiting for the children at their sports training... Read More →
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Lexi Landsman

Lexi Landsman is an Australian author, television producer and journalist. She was born in South Africa and emigrated to Australia with her family when she was 11. She has a Master's in Journalism and degrees in Media Arts and Production, and Drama Teaching. She began her career as a print journalist and progressed to an arts, books and lifestyle newspaper editor. She then moved into commercial television as a producer of factual and reality shows. Lexi has since worked on a range of award-winning documentary series that have aired in Australia and internationally. Her debut... Read More →
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Nicole Trope

Nicole is a former high-school teacher with a Master’s in Children’s Literature. In 2005 she was one of the winners of the Varuna Award for Manuscript Development. In 2009 her young adult novel titled I Ran Away First was shortlisted for the Text Publishing Prize. Forgotten is... Read More →


Sunday August 27, 2017 14:00 - 15:00
Theatrette Waverley Library