Peggy Frew

Auditorium 2, State Library of Queensland




#About the event


Peggy Frew

Peggy Frew

Peggy Frew’s work has appeared in New Australian Stories 2, Kill Your Darlings, Meanjin, and The Big Issue. Islands is her third novel. Her first, House of Sticks, won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript and was shortlisted for the UTS Glenda Adams Prize for New Writing. Hope Farm, her second, won the Barbara Jefferis Award, was shortlisted for the Stella Prize and the Miles Franklin Literary Award, and was longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award.


Ashley Hay

Ashley Hay

Ashley Hay is a novelist and essayist whose awards include the Foundation of Australian Literary Studies’ Colin Roderick Award, the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Peoples’ Choice, and the Bragg/UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing. Her novels include The Body in the Clouds (2010) and A Hundred Small Lessons (2017). She is the editor of Griffith Review.


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