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Melbourne Writers Festival

Melbourne Writers Festival

Eighteen Whitefriars boys arrived at Flinders Street Station last Thursday.  Along with Mr Treyvaud and Mrs Kay-Taylor, we were to participate in the Melbourne Writers Festival.  We began the day with a tour of the Immigration Museum, which focused on identity.  Both positive and negative notions of Australian and world history were portrayed here.  The exhibits … Continue reading

The Rosie Project: up close with Graeme Simsion

The Rosie Project: up close with Graeme Simsion

There are several exciting author events coming up at the Whitehorse Manningham Library Service. These are free events and you don’t need to be a Library member to attend. Meet Graeme Simsion, author of The Rosie Project and winner of the 2012 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an unpublished manuscript, Tuesday 6 Aug 7.00pm – 8.00pm Nunawading … Continue reading

The Dons : up close with Archie Fusillo

The Dons : up close with Archie Fusillo

Archie Fusillo spoke to the Year 8’s about family and growing up in Fitzroy. He talked about his novels Sparring with Shadows (1997) and The Dons (2002).  Sparring with Shadows was his first book and the one that is the most closely based on his own life. The Dons (2002) is his most successful book … Continue reading