Books and Ideas at Montalto
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The Night Guest, Fiona McFarlane’s striking debut novel, has been shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award and was the winner of the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards' 2014 UTS Glenda Adams Award for New Writing. It’s a gripping story of love, dependence, fear and the end of a life.
Join Fiona for an evening of dinner, drinks and great literary company, as she talks about the inspiration behind her latest work –and her thoughts on its sensational reception - with Melbourne Writers Festival director Lisa Dempster.
Presented in partnership with Montalto Vineyard & Olive Grove.
Fiona McFarlane’s debut novel is The Night Guest. Her short stories have been published in the New Yorker, Zoetrope, Southerly, the Missouri Review and Best Australian Short Stories. She lives in Sydney.
Lisa Dempster is the Director of the Melbourne Writers Festival.