We’re very excited about our next Book Club guest, and we know many of you will be too. This month we’ll be talking to Melina Marchetta about The Place on Dalhousie.
Melina is one of Australia’s most acclaimed writers, and her latest novel is an unforgettable story about losing love and finding love; about the interconnectedness of lives and the true nature of belonging.
Joining Melina and Cheryl Akle on the Book Club panel will be Nikki Christer, publisher at Penguin Random House.
Book Club will stream live on our Facebook page at 8pm (AEST) on Wednesday 24th of April, 2019.
Make sure you tune in and bring your questions for Melina and Nikki with you. We can’t wait to see you there!
About Melina Marchetta
Melina Marchetta is a bestselling author in more than twenty countries and eighteen languages. She has published award-winning young adult, fantasy and crime fiction, including her acclaimed crime novel, Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil. Her much-loved Australian classic, Looking for Alibrandi, swept the pool of literary awards when it was published, and was also released as a film, adapted by Marchetta, winning an AFI Award and an Independent Film Award for best screenplay, as well as the New South Wales Premier’s Literary Award and the Film Critics Circle of Australia Award. The companion novel to Marchetta’s award-winning book Saving Francesca, The Piper’s Son, also received much acclaim in Australia and internationally, and in 2009 Marchetta won the prestigious Michael L. Printz Award from the American Library Association for Jellicoe Road. She lives in Sydney.