In conversation with Alison Goodman

Mrs Kelly

Grantlee Kieza

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

Biography / History/War Stories



#About the event


Grantlee Kieza

Grantlee Kieza

Award-winning journalist Grantlee Kieza has held senior editorial positions at The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Telegraph and The Courier-Mail. He is a Walkley Award finalist and the author of fourteen acclaimed books, including the recent bestsellers Mrs Kelly, Monash, Sons of the Southern Cross and Bert Hinkler.

In 2017 he was named Queensland's Sports Journalist of the Year and in 2018 he was inducted into the Australian Boxing Hall of Fame.


Alison Goodman

Alison Goodman

Alison Goodman’s latest novel is Lady Helen and the Dark Days Pact, the second book in the Lady Helen trilogy - an award winning mix of Regency adventure and dark fantasy. She is also the author of five other novels including Lady Helen and the Dark Days Club, and EON and EONA, a New York Times bestselling duology that has been published in 18 countries and translated into 12 languages.

Alison’s novels have won three Aurealis awards, been shortlisted for a number of Premier’s awards, and listed as both CBCA Notable Books and ALA Best Books.  She was the D.J. O’Hearn Memorial Fellow at the University of Melbourne, is currently preparing the third novel in The Lady Helen series for publication (November 2018), and has embarked on a PhD focusing on the Regency era.

Visit Alison’s website at www.darkdaysclub.com    

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