The Hummingbird Effect

The Hummingbird Effect

Kate Mildenhall chats with Paul Dalgarno about combining historical and speculative fiction and how her fears and hopes for the future informed her brand-new novel.


Sunday 17 September 2023, 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm


LibraryMuseum, Corner of Kiewa and Swift Streets, Albury


$10 Full Fare/$5 Concession/+APP

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Kate Mildenhall’s newly released third novel The Hummingbird Effect is an epic, kaleidoscopic story of four women connected across time and place by an invisible thread and their determination to shape their own stories.

Kate chats with Paul Dalgarno about the inspiration for her novel, combining historical and speculative fiction, use of AI, and how her fears and hopes for the future informed the story.

This event has been chosen as the inaugural Dorothy Simmons Conversation.

+ APP: This event may be booked as part of our Author Panels Package. Attend all ten Friday, Saturday and Sunday panels for $55 full/$30 concession

Stay around after this event for a free afternoon session of poetry with Joel McKerrow, before our final festival event with Pip Williams and Jason Steger.

Dorothy Simmons Conversation

Dorothy (Dotti) was involved with WAM from the very beginning as an advisory committee member. The Dorothy Simmons Conversation honours the myriad ways Dotti contributed to the broader writing community as a literary citizen and as a questing, questioning human being. Learn more

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