Saturday, May 31, 2014

Antipodean Feast at London Festival

The inaugural Australian and New Zealand Festival of Literature and the Arts is now underway in London.

Stephen Romei of The Australian previewed the Festival:

'Making the Brits sit up and take some notice'

One of the highlights of the Festival for Frame fans will be the dazzling panel on Janet Frame chaired by Stella Duffy with participants Margaret Drabble, Linda Grant and Stephanie Johnson:

 An Angel at My Table: The Life and Work of Janet Frame

Janet Frame will also feature in a discussion on women writers. The panel consists of Romy Ash, Fay Weldon, Anna Funder and Mandy Hager, and is chaired by Antonia Hayes:

Their Brilliant Careers: Women's Writing in Australia & New Zealand


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