Emily Perkins: Lioness


Emily Perkins + Ella Jeffery

Auditorium 2, slq

Regular Program

1102

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#About the event


#Artists

Emily Perkins

Emily Perkins

Emily Perkins is an award-winning writer from Aotearoa New Zealand. Her most recent novel is Lioness (Bloomsbury, 2023). Other books include the Women’s Prize longlisted The Forrests, Novel About My Wife, and the short story collection Not Her Real Name.

She also writes for theatre, film and television, including the original play The Made and an adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House. With director Alison Maclean she co-wrote the feature film The Rehearsal, adapted from Eleanor Catton’s novel.

Ella Jeffery

Ella Jeffery

Ella Jeffery is a poet, editor and critic. Her debut collection of poems, Dead Bolt, won the Puncher & Wattmann Prize for a First Book of Poems and the Anne Elder Award, and was shortlisted for the Dame Mary Gilmore Award. Her poetry has appeared widely in journals and anthologies, and she is the recipient of a Queensland Writers Fellowship, the Mick Dark Fellowship for Environmental Writing and the Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Award. She is a Lecturer in Creative Writing at Griffith University. 



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