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September 2019

Wayward Women exhibition to 30 June 2020: Old Treasury Building, Melbourne

September 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - June 30, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Old Treasury Building, 20 Spring Street
Melbourne, Vic 3000 Australia
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This exhibition presents ten stories about individual women’s lives in the past.  All of the women could be described as ‘wayward’.  Either intentionally, or through force of circumstance, they transgressed society’s rules in some way. Some prospered, but others paid dearly for their actions. The women and girls featured in this exhibition all lived in Victoria in the decade from 1894-1904. It was a time of great privation for many people, with the economy in deep depression and unemployment high.…

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February 2020

UK author Adele Parks in-conversation with L.A. Larkin@Sutherland Library, Sydney

February 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sutherland Library, 30/36 Belmont St.,
Sutherland , NSW 2232 Australia
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This is your chance to hear UK writer Adele Parks on a brief trip to Australia talk about her latest book Lies, Lies, Lies, the portrait of a disintegrating marriage with dark secrets at its heart. Adele Parks is a bestselling women’s fiction author from the UK. She has sold over 3.5 million copies of the UK editions of her novels and her books have been translated into over 26 languages. Her first novel Playing away, the first of nineteen books, …

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