Events - Scribe Publications /news-and-events/events 2014-03-20T00:00:00Z scribepublications.com.au Suppositories of Wisdom: an exhibition of the best political cartoons of 2013 — 5 April to 3 May 2014 /news-and-events/events/event/suppositories-of-wisdom-an-exhibition-of-the-best-political-cartoons-of-2013-5-april-to-3-may-2014/ 2014-03-20T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p><strong>Based on the annual bestseller <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/best-australian-political-cartoons-2013/">Best Australian Political Cartoons 2013</a></em> edited by Russ Radcliffe.</strong></p> <p>2013 is a year many people would prefer to forget: three prime ministers, a brutal leadership battle driven by thwarted ambition and desire for revenge, and a comically negative opposition leader watching from the sidelines eager to pick up the spoils.</p> <p>But for political cartoonists, bloated egos, poisonous rivalries and general chaos are gifts not to be wasted.</p> <p>This exhibition, filled with sparkling wit and penetrating insight, celebrates some of Australia’s finest political cartoons from this period — small but unforgettable ‘suppositories of wisdom’.</p> <p>Please join Russ Radcliffe at Antipodes for a <strong>free talk</strong> on political cartooning on:</p> <p><strong>Saturday 5 April, 2.00 pm AND Saturday 18 April, 2.00 pm</strong></p> <p>Entry is free</p> Talk at Q Station /news-and-events/events/event/talk-at-q-station/ 2014-02-26T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Ross McMullin will speak about his award-winning book, <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/farewell-dear-people/">Farewell, Dear People</a></em>, at Q Station in Manly on 16th March. For more details contact 02 9466 1500.</p> Talk at Kings Cross Library /news-and-events/events/event/talk-at-kings-cross-library/ 2014-02-26T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Ross McMullin, award-winning author of <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/farewell-dear-people/">Farewell, Dear People</a></em> will speak at Kings Cross Library on 12th March. RSVP: 02 9246 4530</p> Amazing Babes Workshop - Kinokuniya Sydney /news-and-events/events/event/amazing-babes-workshop-kinokuniya-sydney/ 2013-12-04T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Meet Eliza Sarlos, author of <a href="http://www.amazingbabes-thebook.com/">Amazing Babes</a>, a unique picture book for young and old that celebrates inspirational women from around the world and across generations. Hear about her inspirations and work on a picture of an &lsquo;Amazing Babe&rsquo; who inspires you.</p> Amazing Babes Workshop - Sydney Story Factory /news-and-events/events/event/amazing-babes-workshop-sydney-story-factory/ 2013-11-14T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Budding writers and book worms from ages 10-15 years old should bookmark this workshop with the author and illustrator of <a href="http://www.amazingbabes-thebook.com/"><em>Amazing Babes</em></a>, Eliza Sarlos</p> Eliza Sarlos at The Little Bookroom /news-and-events/events/event/eliza-sarlos-at-the-little-bookroom/ 2013-11-14T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Eliza Sarlos will be in-store to share <a href="http://www.amazingbabes-thebook.com/">Amazing Babes</a> &ndash; a picture book for young and old that celebrates strong and powerful women.</p> David Day talk at Hobart Bookshop /news-and-events/events/event/david-day-talk-at-hobart-bookshop/ 2013-11-14T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>David Day will be talking about his latest book <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/flaws-in-the-ice/">Flaws in the Ice</a></em> at Hobart Bookshop on Tuesday 3rd December at 5.30pm. RSVP: Hobart Bookshop (03) 6223 1803</p> Gordon Peake talk at Gleebooks /news-and-events/events/event/gordon-peake-talk-at-gleebooks/ 2013-11-14T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Gordon Peake will be talking about his latest book <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/beloved-land/">My Beloved Land</a></em> at Gleebooks on 20th November at 6pm. RSVP Gleebooks on Ph: 02 9660 2333</p> In conversation with Tim Bowden at Gleebooks /news-and-events/events/event/in-conversation-with-tim-bowden-at-gleebooks/ 2013-10-17T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>David Day will be in conversation with Tim Bowden to discuss his latest book <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/flaws-in-the-ice/">Flaws In The Ice</a></em> at Gleebooks at 6pm. Please rsvp at http://bit.ly/GOLpBQ</p> David Day talk at State Library of South Australia /news-and-events/events/event/david-day-talk-at-state-library-of-south-australia/ 2013-10-17T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>David Day will be talking about his latest book <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/flaws-in-the-ice/">Flaws In The Ice</a></em> at the State Library of South Australia, in the Hetzel Lecture Theatre at 6pm. RSVP by 1 Nov to Jan Jones tel. 08 8207 7292</p> Media Chronicles /news-and-events/events/event/media-chronicles/ 2013-10-17T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Join authors Tim Dunlop and Rachel Buchanan, talking to media guru Lynne Haultain, for a provocative panel discussion on the death of newspapers.</p> <p>Tim Dunlop was a pioneer of political blogging in Australia, and is the author of &lsquo;<a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/the-new-front-page/">The New Front Page: New Media and the Rise of the Audience'</a>.</p> <p>Rachel Buchanan has worked as a newspaper reporter, feature writer, columnist and subeditor for newspapers including The Age, and is the author of <a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/stop-press/">&lsquo;Stop Press: the Last Days of Newspapers&rsquo;</a>.</p> In conversation with Barry Jones at Montsalvat /news-and-events/events/event/in-conversation-with-barry-jones-at-montsalvat/ 2013-10-17T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>David Day will be in conversation with Barry Jones to discuss his latest book <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/flaws-in-the-ice/">Flaws In The Ice: in search of Douglas Mawson</a></em> at Montsalvat, Hillcrest Avenue, Eltham. From 6.30pm to 8.00pm. RSVP on 9439 8700</p> The Etiquette of 'E' – A New Way of Knowing /news-and-events/events/event/the-etiquette-of-e-a-new-way-of-knowing/ 2013-10-17T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Join Catherine Deveny, Lady Melbourne and Tim Dunlop, the author of <a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/the-new-front-page/">The New Front Page</a>. Learn the dos and don'ts of having a dynamic virtual presence from these adept and prolific users of social and online media.</p> <p>This event is part of Melbourne Knowledge Week 2013, proudly presented by the City of Melbourne. For more information visit <a href="http://melbourne.vic.gov.au/knowledge">their website</a>.</p> Ross McMullin talk at Brighton Library /news-and-events/events/event/ross-mcmullin-talk-at-brighton-library/ 2013-09-27T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Ross McMullin author of <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/farewell-dear-people/">Farewell, Dear People</a></em>, which was recently awarded the Prime Minister&rsquo;s Literary Awards, will be speaking at Brighton Library. Bookings on (03) 9591 5900</p> Pompey Elliott talk at Longwood conference /news-and-events/events/event/pompey-elliott-talk-at-longwood-conference/ 2013-09-27T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Ross McMullin will be talking about his book <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/pompey-elliott/">Pompey Elliott</a></em> at Longwood conference, Longwood Anglican Church, Longwood (northern Victoria) Bookings on (03) 5795 3063</p> Ross McMullin talk at Margaret Martin Library, Randwick /news-and-events/events/event/ross-mcmullin-talk-at-margaret-martin-library-randwick/ 2013-09-27T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Ross McMullin, author of <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/farewell-dear-people/">Farewell, Dear People</a></em>, which was recently awarded the Prime Minister&rsquo;s Literary Awards, will be speaking at Margaret Martin Library on 15th October at 6.30pm. Bookings on (02) 9399 6966</p> Ross McMullin at Gladesville Library /news-and-events/events/event/ross-mcmullin-at-gladesville-library/ 2013-09-27T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Ross McMullin author of <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/farewell-dear-people/">Farewell, Dear People</a></em>, which was recently awarded the Prime Minister&rsquo;s Literary Awards, will be speaking at Gladesville Library on 14th October from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Bookings on (02) 9952 8378</p> Talk at Leichhardt Library /news-and-events/events/event/talk-at-leichhardt-library/ 2013-09-27T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Ross McMullin will be speaking about his latest book <em><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/farewell-dear-people/">Farewell, Dear People</a></em> at Leichhardt Library, 23 Norton Street, Leichhardt.</p> <p>RSVP essential. Tel: (02) 9367 9266</p> Author Encounters: Chris Womersley - Cairo /news-and-events/events/event/author-encounters-chris-womersley-cairo/ 2013-09-10T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p><a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/cairo/">Cairo</a> is the latest release by multi-award winning author Chris Wormersley (<em>The Low Road</em> and <em>Bereft</em>) and is the story of seventeen-year-old Tom Button. Moving to the city to study, Tom is swept up in a bohemian world of parties and gallery openings. Soon, however, he is caught up in more sinister events involving deception and betrayal, and one of the greatest unsolved art heists of the twentieth century: the infamous theft of Picasso’s Weeping Woman.</p> <p><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com.au/event/7694383107">FREE book here</a></p> High sobriety: my year without booze /news-and-events/events/event/high-sobriety-my-year-without-booze/ 2013-09-10T00:00:00Z Unknown author <p>Author talk: Jill Stark was a binge-drinking health reporter for the <em>Sunday Age</em>. During the week she wrote about the health and social consequences of Australia’s booze-soaked culture. On the weekends, she’d write herself off. After one too many hangovers, she decided on a period of abstinence. Hear Jill talk about her memoir, <a href="http://scribepublications.com.au/books-authors/title/high-sobriety/">High Sobriety</a>, that charts her tumultuous year on the wagon, as well as discussing Australia’s obsession with alcohol.</p> <p><a href="http://highsobriety-eorg.eventbrite.com.au/">FREE</a></p>