9 September - Calibre Essay Prize winner Grace Karskens in conversation with Mark McKenna

Grace Karskens, award-winning historian and winner of the 2019 Calibre Essay Prize, discusses her powerful essay ‘Nah Doongh’s Song’ with historian Mark McKenna.

When: 6 for 6.30 pm on Monday 9 September 2019
Where: Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road Glebe NSW 2037
Bookings: This event is presented by Gleebooks and tickets are $12 (full price) / $9 (concession/ABR subscribers) / or free for gleeclub members. Bookings can be made via the Gleebooks website or by calling them on (02) 9660 2333

11 September - ABR Elizabeth Jolley Short Story Prize ceremony

The winner of the 2019 Jolley Prize (worth a total of $12,500) will be announced at a special event on 11 September at Readings Hawthorn. The ceremony starts at 6 for 6.15 pm and will feature readings by the three shortlisted authors - Sonja Dechian, Raaza Jamshed, and Morgan Nunan - before award-winning author Maxine Beneba Clarke reveals the overall winner. Light refreshments provided.

For more information about the shortlisted writers and the 2019 Jolley Prize, click here.

When: 6 for 6.15 pm on Wednesday 11 September 2019
Where:Readings Hawthorn701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, Victoria, 3122
Bookings: This is a free public event and all are welcome but bookings are required: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

ABR gratefully acknowledges the support of Mr Ian Dickson.