Only – An Unconventional Childhood

Hadley's Orient Hotel 16 September, 2017 11:00 - 12:00

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Caroline Baum
Heather Rose

What does it mean to be a ‘good daughter’? And how does it feel to be the only child of two people deeply damaged by trauma and tragedy? Join respected journalist and presenter, Caroline Baum, as she discusses her poignant memoir, Only, with 2017 Stella Award-winning Tasmanian author, Heather Rose.

Caroline Baum has had a distinguished career in arts journalism and broadcasting, working for the BBC, ABC radio and television, Vogue magazine (in the UK and Australia), and as founding editor of Good Reading magazine. She is a regular contributor to national media and her writing has appeared in two anthologies: My Mother, My Father, and Rebellious Daughters. In 2015 she was awarded the Hazel Rowley Fellowship and is currently working on a biography. She lives on the south coast of New South Wales.

Heather Rose is an award-winning Australian author who has written seven novels for adults and children. Her latest novel, The Museum of Modern Love (2016), is inspired by the life and work of the artist Marina Abramović, and was awarded the 2017 Stella Prize and the 2017 Christina Stead Prize.


$22.00 General  |  $17.00 Member / Concession / Student

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