Sydney Writers’ Festival Giveaway: Di Morrissey: A Distant Journey

Sydney Writers’ Festival Giveaway: Di Morrissey: A Distant Journey

xa-distant-journey.jpg.pagespeed.ic.B8Oot2BHCD (1)We are giving a way 5 X double passes to see Di Morrissey at the Sydney Writers’ Festival.

All you have to do is comment on the Facebook post and explain in 25 words or less why you deserve to win, then tag the friend you want to bring along.

Winners announced 11am, Monday 15 May.

When: Thursday, 25 May 2017, 10am – 11am.

Where: Pier 2/3 Main Stage, Pier 2/3 Hickson Road, Walsh Bay NSW

What: No Australian female author has sold more novels at home than Di Morrissey. Since 1991, she has published 24 novels, each one eagerly awaited by her legion of fans. Her most recent book, A Distant Journey, tells the story of an all-American girl in the 1960s who seeks a new life on a dusty sheep station in NSW after marrying a charming Australian. Anne Summers catches up with one of Australia’s favourite storytellers.

For more information, follow this link to the Sydney Writers’ Festival website. 

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                  Publisher details

                  A Distant Journey
                  Author
                  Di Morrissey
                  Publisher
                  Pan Macmillan
                  Genres
                  Fiction, Romance, Rural Romance
                  Released
                  25 October, 2016
                  ISBN
                  9781743535684

                  Synopsis

                  In 1962 Cindy drops out of college to impulsively marry an Australian grazier, moving from the glamorous world of Palm Springs, California, to an isolated sheep station on the sweeping plains of the Riverina in New South Wales.Cindy's new life at Kingsley Downs station is not what she'd imagined as she is flung into a strange and challenging world. Natural disasters and the caprices of the wool industry shape her destiny and though she tries hard to fit in, she finds she is always the outsider.Adjusting to her new life, Cindy discovers that her new family comes with secrets and a mystery that haunts them all. When Cindy uncovers the shocking truth, the consequences lead to tragedy and Cindy must fight to save her family.
                  Di Morrissey
                  About the author

                  Di Morrissey

                  Di Morrissey AM is one of the most successful and prolific authors Australia has ever produced, publishing twenty-seven bestselling novels. She trained as a journalist, working in newspapers, magazines, television, film, theatre and advertising around the world. Her fascination with different countries, their cultural, political and environmental issues, has been the catalyst for her novels, which are all inspired by a particular landscape. Di is a tireless and passionate advocate and activist for many causes. She is an avid supporter of Greenpeace, speaking out on issues of national and international importance. She established The Golden Land Education Foundation in Myanmar (Burma), and is an Ambassador for Australia's Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children. Di also publishes and edits a free community newspaper, The Manning Community News. In 2017, in recognition of her achievements, Di was inducted into the Australian Book Industry Awards Hall of Fame with the prestigious Lloyd O'Neil Award. In 2019, she was made a Member of the Order of Australia.

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