Eltham Bookshop and Jock & Eddie Cafe present: 'For Thinking Women and Men - a panel presentation with Nicola Redhouse, Julienne van Loon, Lee Kofman and Sonia Orchard'
May
7
6:30 PM18:30

Eltham Bookshop and Jock & Eddie Cafe present: 'For Thinking Women and Men - a panel presentation with Nicola Redhouse, Julienne van Loon, Lee Kofman and Sonia Orchard'

Join authors Nicola Redhouse (Unlike the Heart: a memoir of brain and mind), Julienne van Loon (The Thinking Woman), Lee Kofman (Imperfect) and Sonia Orchard (Into the Fire) for a four-part panel presentation on the theme of Woman at the wonderful Jock & Eddie Cafe in Eltham.

Entry: $ 45.00, includes a copy of one of the featured books or a $30.00 gift voucher, a glass of wine, finger food and a scintillating conversation

Prepaid bookings are essential. Please call ELTHAMbookshop on 9439 8700 or visit them at 970 Main Road, Eltham, 3095.

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Rocky Road: Motherhood Now
Jun
6
6:30 PM18:30

Rocky Road: Motherhood Now

We know becoming a parent is truly life changing, and that it is not always a pleasant road. It requires sacrifice and patience and a whole heap of love.

Join authors Alice Robinson, Clementine Ford and Nicola Redhouse as they discuss the highs and lows of motherhood with Readings’ events and programming manager Christine Gordon. These three authors have written, between them, a novel (Robinson’s The Glad Shout), an expose (Ford’s Boys Will Be Boys), and a memoir (Redhouse’s Unlike the Heart) about parenthood.

This event is free, but please book here: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=493577&

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Nicola Redhouse at the Shalom Sydney Jewish Writers Festival
Aug
19
to Aug 26

Nicola Redhouse at the Shalom Sydney Jewish Writers Festival

Date: TBC

About the Shalom Sydney Jewish Writers Festval (SJWF):

SJWF celebrates the richness and diversity of contemporary Jewish writing from around the world. It features authors who are Jewish or whose books are of Jewish interest and includes novelists, journalists, screenwriters, performers and writers of nonfiction. It is a festival of ideas, where books are just the beginning.

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Nicola Redhouse and Lee Kofman in conversation: on body and mind and how each shapes how we live
Aug
21
6:30 PM18:30

Nicola Redhouse and Lee Kofman in conversation: on body and mind and how each shapes how we live

In Unlike the Heart: a memoir of brain and mind Nicola Redhouse comes to understand a period of terrible postnatal anxiety in terms of both body and mind: genetics, biology, but also the inheritance of her relationships. In Imperfect, Lee Kofman uses her own story of bodily scars to investigate and understand the ways that our bodies shape who we become. Come along to an in-conversation with Kofman and Redhouse, where together they discuss what they have come to know and understand about how mental experience, our sense of ourselves, bodily appearance and the way our bodies feel all contribute to the people we become and the lives we live.

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The Wheeler Centre's 'The Next Big Thing': Secrets and Lies Edition
Apr
15
6:15 PM18:15

The Wheeler Centre's 'The Next Big Thing': Secrets and Lies Edition

https://www.wheelercentre.com/events/secrets-and-lies-edition

About The Next Big Thing:

‘Want to meet tomorrow’s literary stars today? Let us introduce you.

Our long-running Next Big Thing series is our showcase for great new local talent. You’ll hear emerging writers reading from bold and adventurous work. Enjoy a delicious drink and a bite to eat at the Moat, while your future favourite authors knock your socks off.’

About the Secrets and Lies Edition:

What happens when we betray confidences? And what secrets do we keep from ourselves?

At The Moat in April, we’ll hear from writers whose work is concerned with hidden mysteries. J.P. Pomare’s new thriller, Call Me Evie, is about the fallibility of memory. Sonia Orchard’s Into The Fire is a novel about female friendship and betrayal and Nicola Redhouse’s memoir, Unlike the Heart, is an examination of post-natal depression and psychoanalysis. Caitlin McGregor's 'in defence of watching paint dry' comes from issue #113 of Voiceworks, 'Flare'.

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Live Journal - The Slow Canoe
Feb
1
7:00 PM19:00

Live Journal - The Slow Canoe

‘LOVE AND HATE’

Slow Canoe Love and Hate, on February 1st at Schoolhouse Studios.

$15 entry with chapbook!

https://www.slowcanoe.com/Live-Journal-1

As per The Slow Canoe flyer:

‘For the chapbook, we've asked twenty eight writers to write these really wonderful little 'Dear Canoe' advice seeking letters. See the poster for who they are -- a whole lot of wonderful writers. They're funny, they're smart, they're seeking.

Then we have Nicola Redhouse and Eleanor Elliot Thomas collaborating on a story via correspondence. I really can't wait to see this.

SJ Finn, a superb writer we've wanted to have at the Canoe for years now, is writing an essay on how our understanding of love and of hate have changed over the years.

Music-wise, we've lined up the kind of wild and brilliant sax player, Scott McConnachie.

And finally, we have this tough and beautiful film by Lara Gissing. ‘

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Quantum Words 2018
Nov
3
12:00 PM12:00

Quantum Words 2018

BEYOND STEREOTYPES: WRITING MENTAL ILLNESS

How do you go about writing a lived experience of mental illness? Is it all right for people without that experience to write about such subjects and, if so, how? Writers with a diverse range of experiences wrangle these complex questions. With James Best, Annaliese Constable, Peter Polites, and Nicola Redhouse (chair)

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