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Author talks and guest speakers






Unlocking Creative Expression

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Annette Loughlin-Smith and Holly Eva have created a beautiful journal The Path of the Warrior. The journal is inspired by the original artworks of contemporary expressionist artist Holly, who is known for her intuitive warrior women paintings, and included Annette's reflections and poems.
The two creators will talk about the development of the journal and present a creative workshop.
The workshop is interactive so bring your journal and/or a small sketch book for writing and drawing/painting.
 Tuesday 20 March 

5.30 - 6.30pm
 Thirroul DistrictLibrary
352 - 358 Lawrence Hargrave Drive


Colin Dray

Sign by Colin Dray (book cover)
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Local author Colin Dray will be talking about his first novel, Sign. This captivating novel, full of strength and quiet courage portrays the struggle to overcome silence.
Sam is a young boy recovering from an operation that has left him unable to speak ever again. Voiceless, Sam can only watch helplessly as a family road trip becomes a smoke-filled nightmare.
 Monday 26 March 

6 - 8pm
 Wollongong Central Library
41 Burelli Street




Caroline Baum

Only by Caroline Baum (book cover)

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Writer, journalist, broadcaster, artist and producer are just some of the titles used to describe Caroline Baum. Join us for a fascinating talk as Caroline discusses her candid family memoir.
Only is the story of a privileged childhood as the only child of two parents with troubled pasts. It is a book about trauma, forgiveness, estrangement, reconciliation and what it means to be a good daughter.
 Tuesday 10 April

 Thirroul District Library
352 - 358 Lawrence Hargrave Drive




An Evening With... Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 

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Walter Mason returns to Corrimal District Library to talk about Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his interest in the religion of Spiritualism.
Questions will be answered about his visit to Australia, turbulent friendship with Houdini, and the strange obsessions that consumed his final years – and perhaps beyond…
 Wednesday 2 May

11am - 1pm
 Corrimal District Library
 15 Short Street



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