In conversation with Fiona Stager

The Life to Come

Michelle de Kretser

The Edge, State Library of Queensland

Contemporary Storytelling / Culture/Social Equity



#About the event


Michelle de Kretser

Michelle de Kretser

Michelle de Kretser was born in Colombo and lives in Sydney. Her fiction has attracted wide acclaim and is published across the world. Her most recent novel is SCARY MONSTERS.


Michael Williams

Michael Williams is the Director of the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas in Melbourne. He has worked at the Wheeler Centre since inception in 2009, when he was hired as the Head of Programming before being appointed as Director in September 2011.

For 2015-2016 he hosted Blueprint for Living and now hosts Talkfest on RN. He remains a regular guest on ABC radio and TV. Michael has also worked as a Breakfast presenter for Melbourne’s 3RRR, as a member of the Australia Council’s Literature Board, in publishing and has written extensively for The Guardian, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian and elsewhere. 

Fiona Stager

Fiona Stager

Fiona is the co-owner of Avid Reader and Where the Wild Things Are which are two leading independent bookshops based in the heart of West End Brisbane. She is a life member of the Australian Booksellers Association and a regular literary judge.

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