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Meg Keneally + Ann Weisgarber + Melanie Myers

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland

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Meg Keneally

Meg Keneally

Meg Keneally is the author of Fled and The Wreck, and the upcoming The Last Queen (April 2023). She is co-author with Tom Keneally of The Monsarrat Series (The Soldier's Curse, The Unmourned, The Power Game and The Ink Stain), and co-editor with Leah Kaminsky of Animals Make Us Human

Ann Weisgarber

Ann Weisgarber

Ann Weisgarber is the author of three novels: THE GLOVEMAKER, THE PROMISE, and THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF RACHEL DUPREE. She won the Stephen Turner Award for First Fiction and the Langum Prize for American Historical Fiction. She was a finalist for Scotland’s Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction and the Orange Award for New Writers in the United Kingdom. The film rights for THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF RACHEL DUPREE are optioned by actress Viola Davis.

Ann earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from Wright State University in Ohio, and a Master of Arts in Sociology from the University of Houston in Texas. Ann was inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters in 2014 and lives in Galveston, Texas.

Melanie Myers

Melanie Myers

Melanie is a writer, editor and researcher. Her debut novel Meet Me at Lennon's (UQP) won the 2018 QLA's Glendower Award for an Emerging Writer. Her work has been published in Kill Your Darlings, Griffith Review, Arena Magazine, Overland, Hecate, TEXT and elsewhere. She is a winner of the 2022 Griffith Review Emerging Voices competition and the 2024 winner of the UQ Creative Writing Fellowship. She teaches at the University of Queensland. 

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Andrew Tink

Andrew Tink

After nineteen years in the NSW Parliament, Andrew Tink stepped down in 2007, due to ill health, and took up writing. His first book, William Charles Wentworth: Australia's greatest native son won The Nib Award for Literature in 2010. His other books are: Lord Sydney: the life and times of Tommy Townshend (2011); Air Disaster Canberra; the plane crash that destroyed a government (2013); Australia 1901-2001: a narrative history (2014); and Honeysuckle Creek: the story of Tom Reid, a little dish and Neil Armstrong's first step. Andrew is a past president of the Library Council of NSW and a former trustee of the Historic Houses Trust. He is an adjunct professor at Macquarie University and a member of the ANU's Human research Ethics Committee.

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