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Frank Talks 2018


Local stories by local authors feature in this year’s line-up of Frank Talks at Frankston City Libraries.

What’s coming up:

  • For Father’s Day Claire Halliday talks about Things My Father Taught Me.

  • Local journalist, author, and TV presenter Paul Kennedy will be here in October to tell Some Interesting Tales from the Media. Ann Copeland of the State Library Victoria returns to give advice for researching your family history. Author Louisa Deasey will talk with fellow author Claire Halliday about the Louisa's memoir A Letter From Paris which is about her artist father Denison Deasey.

  • In November Young Adult author Eleni Hale talks about her heartbreaking novel Stone Girl. Local GP Dr Mrin Nayagam talks about Silver Linings: true stories of resilience from general practice.

  • Keith Badger will talk about his book Joining Loose Ends in December. This book is about his trek across the UK.

So far we have enjoyed these amazing events:

  • Freaks and Dragons in February is the theme showcased by illustrator Marc McBride of Deltora Quest fame, and Cinnamon Girl’s Melissa Keil.

  • In March this debut novel weaves an unique tale with undercurrents of turmoil set amidst the beauty of the Mornington Peninsula: Rocky Place by Nicholas Day-Lewis.

  • April brings a lighter topic for the kids with Squishy Taylor by Ailsa Wild. Sally Hepworth’s The Family Next Door offers a tale full of power and intrigue. And Julia Prendergast launches her new novel The Earth Does Not Get Fat.

  • In May for Mother’s Day we celebrate ‘Women with Altitude’. Claire Halliday will talk about Things My Mother Taught Me, and cartoonist and social commentator Judy Horacek brings her unique take on Random Life.

  • Find Your Self In A Library is the theme for this year’s National Library and Information Week. Come along to a writing workshop with Lorna Hendry. Award winner A. S. Patric is the guest author who will talk about his book Black Rock White City, a clever tale about new immigrants set in Frankston and Black Rock. Andrew Bennetts will present his topic: The Mess We’re In: Managing the Refugee Crisis.

Each event is promoted four weeks in advance and bookings open two weeks prior to the event date. Keep tuned via the library online channels or subscribe to the library’s monthly eNewsletter.

Last Updated:
Monday 10 September 2018
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