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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’s first solo novel, Fled, based on the escape of First Fleet convict Mary Bryant, was published in 2019. She is currently working on her second solo novel, The Wreck. Meg is co-author with Tom Keneally of The Soldier’s Curse, The Unmourned,The Power Game and The Ink Stain, the first four books in the Monsarrat Series of historical murder mysteries. The fifth in the series, The Valley of the Swells (the first Monsarrat story to involve a serial killer), will be published in Australia in 2021.
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 Brisbane-based writer, editor, academic and occasional actor. She has a DCA in Creative Writing and teaches at the University of the Sunshine Coast. In 2018, she won the Glendower Award for an Emerging Writer at the Queensland Literary Awards and her debut novel Meet Me at Lennon's (UQP) is set to be published in September 2019. Her articles, essays and award-winning short fiction have been published in Kill Your Darlings, the Griffith Review, Arena Magazine, Overland, Hecate, and various other publications. She is the former artistic director of the nonfiction writers’ festival Reality Bites (2012 - 2014).

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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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