Author Talk: Geraldine Star in conversation with Anita Heiss

Wed 27 Jul 2022 - Wed 27 Jul 2022

6.30 pm - 7.30 pm

Margaret Martin Library, Level 1 Royal Randwick Shopping Centre, 73 Belmore Rd, Randwick

Join Geraldine and Anita as they discuss Geraldine’s novel Shee-Oak—a road trip to redemption set in outback Australia.

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Light catering will be provided from 6pm, the event will start at 6.30pm.


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Shee-Oak is a modern adventure novel. Two women looking for love forge a fraught intergenerational bond as they travel across the drought-stricken Hay Plain to Adelaide. Fireworks abound and they must overcome addictions as they take the rocky road to transformation and redemption.

Geraldine Star is a writer’s group enthusiast, and, as an educator, she continues to write, coach and mentor. She lives and works in seaside Sydney and draws on her experience of growing up on a farm between Griffith and Hay in Wiradyuri country.

Dr Anita Heiss is the author of non-fiction, historical fiction, commercial women’s fiction, poetry, social commentary and travel articles. She is a regular guest at writers’ festivals and travels internationally performing her work and lecturing on aboriginal literature. She is a lifetime ambassador of the Aboriginal and Indigenous Literacy Foundation and a proud member of the Wiradjuri nation of Central NSW. She has recently won the 2022 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Indigenous Writers’ Prize and has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant services to tertiary Indigenous studies, and to the Arts.

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  • Please arrive from 6pm to enjoy some light catering and allow the event to run on time from 6.30pm.
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