Upcoming events and training


Fiction Writing 1 and 2 courses
For course dates and more info contact:
SPAN Community House
the Bridge

12 February 2018
German release of Ein drittes Leben 


For event bookings and media requests please contact: info@scribepub.com.au

Commencing Tuesday 17 October 2017
Beginner Novel Writing course
Tuesdays 6 sessions 9:30am – 12.30pm
Location: The Bridge, 131 Shaftesbury Parade, Thornbury

6 September
Buck Mulligans — Writers Under the Influence (with Cath Ferla)
Time: 7.30–9.30
Location: Buck Mulligan’s Whiskey Bar and Bookshop, 217 High Street, Northcote
Details here

26 August 
Davitt Awards (Dead in the Water shortlisted for best adult novel)
Time: 8–11pm
Location: The Thornbury Theatre, 859 High Street, Thornbury
Details and bookings here

13 June
Publication of Zwei Leben
Suhrkamp (Germany)

15 June
Writing this place
Tickets sold out

31 March
Sisters in Crime event
In conversation with Candice Fox, Fiona Capp and Jacqui Horwood about our new novels – all with water as the scene of the crime – and much, much more.
Time: 8–10pm
Location: The Rising Sun Hotel (upstairs – no lift), cnr Raglan Street and Eastern Road, South Melbourne
Details and bookings here

17 March
International Women’s Day event
Keynote speaker
VIEW Club, Inverloch


24 November
Dymocks Booklover VIP Christmas Event
Date: Thursday 24 November
Time: 6–8pm
Location: Dymocks Camberwell, 793 Burke Road, Camberwell
Sixteen authors, champagne and canapes!
No RSVP required
Details here

15 November
Author talk at Warragul Library

Date: Tuesday 15 November
Time: 2pm–3pm
Location: Warragul Library, 75 Victoria Street, Warragul 3820
Light refreshments provided.
Free event but bookings are essential.

19 October
Author talk at Sam Merrifield Library
Time: 7pm–8pm
Date: Wednesday 19 October,
Location: Sam Merrifield Library, 762 Mt Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds
Event cost: free, bookings necessary

13 October
Book launch for Dead in the Water
Date: Thursday 13 October
Time: 6pm for 6.30
Location: Readings Carlton, 309 Lygon Street, Carlton
RSVP: by Thursday 6 October to lilly@scribepub.com.au or (03) 9388 8780

13 October
3CR radio interview
13 October
Time: 11.30am
‘Published or not’ with Jan Goldsmith

4 October
Dymocks Camberwell First Tuesday Book Club
Time: 6.45 – 8.15pm
Date: Tuesday 4 October
Location: Ebony Quill Cafe, next door to Dymocks Camberwell
Event cost: $15
Bookings are essential via this link or in store

3 October
Publication of Dead in the Water
Monday 3 October

Odyssey: Line By Line (an RMIT Literary Festival)
Time: Doors open 2.30
Date: Wednesday 14 September
Location: Bella Union, Level 1, Trades Hall, 54 Victoria Street (corner of Victoria & Lygon Streets) Carlton South
Event cost: free, bookings essential

2016 Ned Kelly Awards
(Please Don’t Leave Me Here shortlisted for Best First Fiction)
28 August2016

Davitt Awards
(Please Don’t Leave Me Here shortlisted for Best Debut)
27 August

Yarra Plenty Booklovers Festival
Confessions of a ‘sort of’ crime writer
Time: 2pm–3pm
Date: Saturday 30 July
Location: Rosanna Library, 72 Turnham Avenue, Rosanna, Victoria 3084
Event cost: free, no bookings


Crime Workshop with Tania Chandler
Kensington Neighbourhood House will host a crime writing workshop facilitated by Alana Kelsall with guest speaker Tania Chandler (author of ‘Please Don’t Leave Me Here’), with time for Q&A and writing exercises. Saturday 21 May, 2–4 pm. See here or call 9376 6366.