You are all invited to the launch of Emma Viskic’s And Fire Came Down – a novel about a deaf private investigator dealing with a murder mystery, loss, racial tensions and secrets. Launched by Toni Jordan.
Emma Viskic is an award-winning Australian crime writer. Her critically acclaimed debut novel Resurrection Bay won the 2016 Ned Kelly Award for best first fiction, as well as an unprecedented three Davitt Awards: best adult novel, best debut, and readers’ choice. Resurrection Bay was iBooks Australia’s crime novel of 2015. She has also won the Ned Kelly and Thunderbolt awards for her short-form fiction. A classically trained clarinettist, Viskic’s musical career has ranged from performing with José Carreras and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, to busking in the London Underground. Viskic studied Australian sign language (Auslan) in order to write Resurrection Bay.
This is a free event. No bookings are required.
This event will be Auslan interpreted.
Sunday 27 August, 4pm
Beer Deluxe, Federation Square, corner Swanston and Flinders Sts., Melbourne