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Raf Epstein in conversation with Leon Silver, Melbourne, 22 October 2016


Lacuna and the Small Press Network present Rafael Epstein in conversation with Leon Silver about his second novel, Sweeties, at the Wheeler Centre on Saturday 22 October.

Date: Saturday, 22 October 2016
Time: 3.00 for 3.30 pm (until 5 pm)
The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
Cost: Free but bookings needed for catering purposes - light refreshments will be provided
No later than 19 October 2016, by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Read more: Raf Epstein in conversation with Leon Silver, Melbourne, 22 October 2016

Book launch, Hobart, 21 July 2016


Saxby Pridmore's new poetry anthology, White-out: selected published poems, 1986-2016, will be launched on the evening of Thursday, 21 July 2016, at The Hobart Bookshop

Date: Thursday, 21 July 2016
Time: 5.30 pm
The Hobart Bookshop
22 Salamanca Square, Hobart, Tas

Book launch, Warrnambool, 14 July 2016

The Dragon's Skin

Celebrated children's author Paul Jennings will launch The Dragon's Skin, by Ross Gray, on Thursday, 14 July 2016, at The Last Coach in Warrnambool, Victoria. For more information or bookings, please contact Kelly Curran at Warrnambool Books.

Date: Thursday, 14 July 2016
Time: 6.30 pm
The Last Coach
Cnr Timor & Kepler St, Warrnambool, Vic

Contact 2016, Brisbane, 25-28 March 2016

Contact 2016 is the 55th Australian National Speculative Fiction Convention and will be held from Friday 25 March to Monday 28 March 2016, at Hotel Jen, Brisbane. Contact 2016 is a community-run, national event, delivered by industry professionals and creatives who are passionate about speculative and cultural production.

Read more: Contact 2016, Brisbane, 25-28 March 2016

Book launch, Sydney, 29 October 2015

Louise Katz’s new novel The Orchid Nursery was launched by writer Jane Sloan, whose short stories have been published in Southerly and Island magazine, and anthologised in the Picador New Writing series.

Our special guest for the evening was singer Nadya Golski performing a song from the book, accompanied by Ginette Carrard on percussion flute. Videos of the event are available on YouTube at the links below:

Louise reading the passage where Mica encounters the Hag

Performance: "Gonna take up my burden (far from the riverside)"

Date: Thursday, 29 October 2015
Time: 6.30 pm until 8 pm
Level 2, The Forresters pub, 336 Riley Street (cnr Foveaux Street), Surry Hills

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