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NewSouth authors at Rose Scott Women Writers' Festival 2022

The Rose Scott Women Writers' Festival is taking place this weekend from 16–17 September. Hear from our authors Eda Gunaydin and Belinda Castles at their fantastic events.

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Eda Gunaydin, Remixing Memoir ― Saturday 17 September, 12.20pm

From a memoir in essays (Eda Gunaydin's Root & Branch) to a memoir-slash-biography (Bronwyn Rennex’s Life with Birds) and a memoir grounded in the world of music and zines (Bastian Fox Phelan’s How to be Between), this session brings together three writers reinventing the genre. Join Eda, Bastian, and Bronwyn as they speak with Beth Yahp.

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Belinda Castles, The Committed Reader ― Saturday 17 September, 4pm

Maria Popova (Brain Pickings, Marginalia) says to be a committed reader is a life-changing act. Join Belinda Castles, editor of How to Read Like an Australian Writer, Roanna Gonsalves, contributor and fiction writer, and Teela Reid, Contributing Editor of Griffith Review 76: Acts of Reckoning as they speak with Susan Wyndham about reading and writing.

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Root & Branch
May 2022
Exquisitely written, Eda Gunaydin’s essays unsettle neat descriptions of inheritance, belonging and place.
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Reading like an Australian writer
Edited by Belinda Castles
May 2021
A delightful, inspirational and heartfelt collection that will enrich your reading of Australian stories and guide you in your own writing.
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