Events - Scribe Publications /news-and-events/events 2015-02-11T00:00:00Z scribepublications.com.au The Port Fairy Murders Launch /news-and-events/events/event/the-port-fairy-murders-launch/ 2015-02-11T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Come help us celebrate the launch of <a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/the-port-fairy-murders/">The Port Fairy Murders</a>, by <a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/author/robert-gott/">Robert Gott</a>. <br/></p> <p>Robert will be in conversation with crime writer Angela Savage. Drinks and finger food provided. <br/></p> <p>Thursday 5 March, Reader&rsquo;s Feast Bookstore, Collins Street Melbourne. <br/></p> <p>RSVP allee@scribepub.com.au</p> ANU/Canberra Times event with Bryan Stevenson /news-and-events/events/event/anu-canberra-times-event-with-bryan-stevenson/ 2015-02-11T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Bryan Stevenson will be in conversation with Dr Andrew Leigh about Stevenson’s critically acclaimed book, <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/just-mercy/">Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption</a></em>. RSVP: http://www.anu.edu.au/events/anucanberra-times-meet-the-author-event-with-bryan-stevenson</p> Bryan Stevenson talk at Melbourne University /news-and-events/events/event/bryan-stevenson-talk-at-melbourne-university/ 2015-02-11T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>The acclaimed US lawyer Bryan Stevenson will be launching his memoir <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/just-mercy/">Just Mercy</a></em> at Melbourne University.</p> <p>Bryan Stevenson has been called ‘America’s Nelson Mandela’ by Desmond Tutu.Just Mercy is a powerful, bold true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix America’s broken system of justice.</p> <p>You can register to attend by <a href="mailto:law-events@unimelb.edu.au">email</a>.</p> Scribe authors at Perth Writers Festival /news-and-events/events/event/scribe-authors-at-perth-writers-festival1/ 2015-02-11T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>The Perth Writers Festival starts next week with plenty of Scribe authors on the program.<br /><br/> Bryan Stevenson author of <a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/just-mercy/">Just Mercy</a> <br /> John Darnielle author of <a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/wolf-in-white-van/">Wolf in White Van</a> <br /> David Roland author of <a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/how-i-rescued-my-brain/">How I Rescued My Brain </a> <br /> Davina Bell, author, and Allison Colpoys, illustrator, of <a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/the-underwater-fancy-dress-parade/">The Underwater Fancy-Dress Parade</a> <br /></p> <p>Bryan will be delivering the closing address and Davina and Alison will be hosting an underwater themed launch party with octopus cupcakes and fishing games. Full program on the <a href="https://2015.perthfestival.com.au/Whats-on-by-Genre/Perth-Writers-Festival">festival website</a>.</p> Bill Shorten will launch MATESHIP: a very Australian history /news-and-events/events/event/bill-shorten-will-launch-mateship-a-very-australian-history/ 2014-12-19T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Please join us to celebrate the launch of <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/mateship/">MATESHIP: a very Australian history</a></em>, by <a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/author/nick-dyrenfurth/">Nick Dyrenfurth</a>.</p> <p>The book will launched by the Hon. Bill Shorten MP, Leader of the Federal Opposition.</p> <p>The launch will be held at 1.30pm (for a 2pm start) on Sunday 25 January at Readings St Kilda. The store can be found at 112 Acland St, St Kilda, 3182.</p> <p>RSVP is essential. Please send RSVPs to kate@scribepub.com.au by Friday 16 January.</p> Raden Dunbar book signings /news-and-events/events/event/raden-dunbar-book-signings/ 2014-11-19T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Raden Dunbar, author of <em>THE SECRETS OF THE ANZACS: the untold story of venereal disease in the Australian army, 1914–1919</em>, will be signing copies of his book at:</p> <ul> <li>The National Library of Australia Bookshop in Canberra, ACT, on Wednesday 17 December at 12.30pm</li> <li>Paperchain Bookstore in Manuka, ACT, on Thursday 18 December at 6.00pm.</li> </ul> Craig Munro at 'Xavier Herbert, A Celebration' /news-and-events/events/event/craig-munro-at-xavier-herbert-a-celebration/ 2014-11-19T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Craig Munro will join Geordie Williamson at the University of Queensland on Friday 28 November, 6.00pm, to discuss the legacy of Xavier Herbert, 30 years after his passing, in a session chaired by Professor David Carter.</p> <p>Xavier Hebert (1901-1984) was an extraordinary figure in Australian literature. He was best known for <em>Capricornia</em> and his Miles Franklin Award-winning <em>Poor Fellow My Country</em>. Both reveal his concern about the impact of European settlement on Indigenous life and culture in Australia.</p> <p>RSVP to: events@library.uq.edu.au or (07) 3365 6362.</p> Douglas Newton at the Australian National University /news-and-events/events/event/douglas-newton-at-the-australian-national-university/ 2014-11-13T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Douglas Newton will discuss his book <em>HELL-BENT: Australia&rsquo;s leap into the Great War</em> during a one-day symposium on WWI in the Pacific at the Australian National University on Friday 28 November, 9:30am to 5:30pm.</p> <p><em>Enquiries:</em></p> <p>christine.winter@sydney.edu.au yasuko.kobayashi@anu.edu.au</p> Douglas Newton at the National Library of Australia /news-and-events/events/event/douglas-newton-at-the-national-library-of-australia/ 2014-11-13T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Douglas Newton will discuss his book <em>HELL-BENT: Australia&rsquo;s leap into the Great War</em> during an evening meeting run by the Independent Scholars Association of Australia at the National Library of Australia on Wednesday 19 November at 5.00pm.</p> <p>For more information, visit the ISAA website <a href="http://www.isaa.org.au/act/latest-act-chapter-report">here</a>.</p> Douglas Newton at the Mosman Library /news-and-events/events/event/douglas-newton-at-the-mosman-library/ 2014-10-29T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Douglas Newton will discuss his book HELL-BENT: Australia&rsquo;s leap into the Great War during an author evening at the Mosman Library on Wednesday 5 November at 7.00pm.</p> <p>To book tickets for this event, visit the library website <a href="http://events.mosman.nsw.gov.au/events/1177/hell-bent-australia-s-leap-into-the-great-war">here</a>.</p> Bending the Truth? /news-and-events/events/event/bending-the-truth/ 2014-10-21T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Nonfiction: what even is it?</p> <p>Three prominent nonfiction writers come together to discuss their craft and what constitutes the genre of nonfiction – including how much room for creativity there might be within the scope of memoir and that contested category, creative nonfiction.</p> <p>Melbourne writer Briohny Doyle and Sydney author Oliver Mol were the joint winners of the inaugural Scribe Nonfiction Prize, with young ACT genius Rosanna Stevens highly commended. They&rsquo;ll join chair Lefa Singleton Norton to discuss and debate the nuances of nonfiction, including the ethics of writing about others' lives; when the truth can be bent in favour of narrative, and when it crosses the line to become fiction; and whether an author should show more fidelity to the historical record or to their readers' desires. They&rsquo;ll explore the question: is reality stranger than fiction?</p> <p>The event from <a href="http://www.expressmedia.org.au/">Express Media</a> will also feature the announcement of the shortlist for the 2014 Scribe Nonfiction Prize.</p> <p><a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/1486594514926059/">Bending the Truth?</a> will be held at the Wheeler Centre on Friday 7 November at 7.30pm.</p> Jonathan King at the Mona Vale Library /news-and-events/events/event/jonathan-king-at-the-mona-vale-library/ 2014-10-10T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Jonathan King will talk about his book <a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/gallipoli-diaries/">GALLIPOLI DIARIES: the Anzacs' own story, day by day</a> during an author talk at the Mona Vale Library in NSW on Tuesday 18 November at 6.30pm.</p> <p>To book tickets for this event, contact the library on (02) 9970 1600.</p> Jonathan King at the Rockdale City Library /news-and-events/events/event/jonathan-king-at-the-rockdale-city-library/ 2014-10-10T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Jonathan King will talk about his book <a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/gallipoli-diaries/">GALLIPOLI DIARIES: the Anzacs' own story, day by day</a> during an author talk at the Rockdale City Library in NSW on Thursday 20 November at 6pm.</p> <p>To book tickets for this event, click <a href="http://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/author-talk-jonathan-king-tickets-13171830299?aff=eorg">here</a>.</p> Douglas Newton in conversation with PM Newton /news-and-events/events/event/douglas-newton-in-conversation-with-pm-newton/ 2014-10-10T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Douglas Newton will be in conversation with crime novelist PM Newton about his book <a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/hell-bent/">HELL-BENT: Australia&rsquo;s leap into the Great War</a> at Gleebooks in Glebe, NSW, on Thursday 16 October at 6pm.</p> <p>To book tickets for this event, click <a href="https://gleebooks.worldsecuresystems.com/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=176780">here</a>.</p> Idan Ben-Barak at the Emerald Hill Library & Heritage Centre /news-and-events/events/event/idan-ben-barak-at-the-emerald-hill-library-heritage-centre/ 2014-10-10T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Idan Ben-Barak will discuss his popular science book <a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/why-aren-t-we-dead-yet/">WHY AREN&rsquo;T WE DEAD YET?: the survivor&rsquo;s guide to the immune system</a> during an author talk at the Emerald Hill Library &amp; Heritage Centre in South Melbourne on Tuesday 21 October at 7pm.</p> <p>For more information about the event, click <a href="http://library.portphillip.vic.gov.au/Whats_on/Library_events/Popular_Science_author_talk">here</a>.</p> Tim Colebatch in conversation with Michelle Grattan /news-and-events/events/event/tim-colebatch-in-conversation-with-michelle-grattan/ 2014-09-29T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Tim Colebatch will chat with Michelle Grattan about his new political biography, <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/dick-hamer/">Dick Hamer: The liberal Liberal</a></em> at Paperchain Bookstore. RSVP 02 6295 6723</p> Tim Colebatch in conversation with George Megalogenis /news-and-events/events/event/tim-colebatch-in-conversation-with-george-megalogenis/ 2014-09-29T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Tim Colebatch will chat with George Megalogenis about his new political biography, <a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/dick-hamer/">Dick Hamer: The liberal Liberal</a>. RSVP 9819 1917</p> Mark Mulholland to speak at The Moat /news-and-events/events/event/mark-mulholland-to-speak-at-the-moat/ 2014-08-29T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Mark Mulholland author of <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/a-mad-and-wonderful-thing/">A Mad and Wonderful Thing</a></em> will speak with Jo Case about his debut novel on Monday 8 September at 6pm.</p> Gallipoli Diaries book launch /news-and-events/events/event/gallipoli-diaries-book-launch/ 2014-08-26T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Join us to celebrate the launch of GALLIPOLI DIARIES: the Anzacs' own story, day by day, by Jonathan King.</p> <p>The book will launched by former Victorian premier and current Chair of the Victorian Anzac Centenary Committee, the Honourable Ted Baillieu.</p> <p>The launch will be held at 5.30pm (for a 6pm start) on Wednesday 5 November at the <a href="http://www.shrine.org.au/Home">Shrine of Remembrance</a>, Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne. Please send RSVPs to kate@scribepub.com.au by Monday 20 October.</p> The Secrets of the Anzacs book launch /news-and-events/events/event/the-secrets-of-the-anzacs-book-launch/ 2014-08-19T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Join us to celebrate the launch of THE SECRETS OF THE ANZACS: the untold story of venereal disease in the Australian Army, 1914–1919, by Raden Dunbar.</p> <p>The book will be launched by author, journalist and educator Jane Tolerton.</p> <p>The launch will be held at 6pm on Thursday 30 October at <a href="http://www.readings.com.au/st-kilda">Readings St Kilda</a>, 112 Acland Street, St Kilda. Please send RSVPs to kate@scribepub.com.au by Monday 13 October.</p>