Bestselling Australian author of The Mothers’ Group, Fiona Higgins (at right), is part of the Wordy Women tour of the East Coast of Australia with Allen & Unwin stablemates Kylie Ladd (left) and Maggie Joel (centre) to coincide with the publication of new works including Fiona’s new page-turning novel Wife on the Run. Here are the key dates:
Friday 24th October
- 11.30am for 12.00pm start. Lunch with an Author: Travelodge, 12 Steel Street, Newcastle West. Bookings essential through Maclean’s Bookshop, 69 Beaumont Street, Hamilton Ph. 02 49692525
- 5.30pm for 6.00pm. Girls’ night out: Author talk followed by Q&A and signing. Drinks and nibbles served on arrival. Cardiff Library. Ground Floor, Cardiff Marketplace, Cnr Main Road and Macquarie Road. FREE.
Saturday 25th October
- 1.30pm for 2.00pm. Author talk, Q&A and signing at Tamworth Library, 466 Peel Street. Drinks and nibbles served. FREE.
Monday 27th October
- 2.00pm. Author talk, Q&A and signing at Chermside Library, 375 Hamilton Road Brisbane.
Tuesday 28th October
- 5.00pm. Author talk, Q&A and signing at Ebony Quill, next door to Dymocks at 793 Burke Ave, Camberwell Melbourne.
Wednesday 29th October
- 12.00pm for 12.30pm Geelong Literary Luncheon. Ticket price includes lunch and a copy of the book. La Parisien restaurant, 15 Eastern Beach Road, Geelong. Bookings: 03 5229 3110 or here.
- 6.30pm Panel discussion at Readings, 701 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn. Cost $5.
Thursday 30th October
- 5.30pm for 6.00pm. Bega. Author talk, Q&A and signing at Candelo Books. FREE.
Friday 31st October
- 11.30am for 12.00pm. Bateman’s Bay Literary Lunch as part of the Bateman’s Bay Writers Festival. Festival Hub Marquee, CoachHouse Marina Resort, 49 Beach Road, Batemans Bay. Bookings here.
- 5.30pm for 6.00pm. ACT Writers’ Centre. Author talk, Q&A and signing. Ralph Wilson Theatre, Gorman House Arts Centre, Canberra.
Saturday 1st November
- 12.00pm (noon). Nowra. Author talk, Q&A and signing at Nowra Library, 10 Berry Street. FREE.
Monday 3rd November
- Sydney. 10.30am-11.30am. Author talk, Q&A and signing at Castle Hill Library. Cost: $7.50. Bookings essential.
- Sydney. 6.30pm for 7.00pm start. Constant Reader Author Talk at Small Bar, Willoughby Road, Crows Nest. Cost: $10. Canapes included. Drinks and food available for purchase at the bar.