Book of the Festival: Scary Monsters

Book of the Festival: Scary Monsters

Jason Steger talks to Michelle de Kretser about her surprising double-sided novel, Scary Monsters.


Sunday 18 September 2022, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


LibraryMuseum, Corner of Kiewa and Swift Streets, Albury


$10 full/$5 conc/WPP+ 

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Michelle de Kretser’s award-winning novels include The Rose Grower, The Hamilton Case, The Lost Dog, Questions of Travel and The Life to Come. She has won or been shortlisted for many major national and international literary awards and is the twice-winner of both the Miles Franklin Literary Award and Christina Stead Prize for Fiction.

In her latest novel, Scary Monsters, Michelle has experimented with form to create a novel in two halves, printed back-to-back and upside down, disorienting the reader just as migration has disrupted and disoriented her characters' lives. She speaks with Jason Steger about Scary Monsters and the necessity of 'playing' with writing and storytelling.

+ WPP: This event may be booked as part of our Weekend Panels Package. Attend all seven Saturday and Sunday panels for $45 full/$25 concession

Event sponsored by the Friends of the Albury Libraries and Museum

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