Perth readers have a bit to look forward to in June with events happening in the city and down south where the Margaret River Writers & Readers Festival starts this weekend.
The festival has an impressive program of authors and speakers that includes Michael Palin, Robert Drewe, Joan London, Kerry O’Brien, Clementine Ford, Tim Costello, Stephanie Alexander, Jane Caro and more.
Subiaco Library and Boffins Books are hosting Paul E. Hardisty for the launch of his new book Reconciliation For The Dead. The evening will include the author in conversation with special guest David Whish-Wilson.
Boffins Books also have Quarterly Essayist Anna Krien speaking about the Great Barrier Reef and climate change. The event is being held at The UWA Oceans Institute.
Also in June at UWA, Tony Kevin, author and former diplomat will giving a free talk to discuss his new book Return to Moscow. And Winthrop Professor Robert White will be giving a free public lecture on Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility.