Texts in the City: Tirra Lirra by the River
In this episode of Texts in the City, we look at Jessica Anderson’s 1978 novel Tirra Lirra by the River with host Lili Wilkinson and author Rosalie Ham.
Presented in association with The Victorian Association for the Teaching of English.
Lili Wilkinson is a reader and writer of Young Adult fiction. She was first published at age twelve in Voiceworks magazine. Her titles include Scatterheart, Pink and most recently Love-Shy and The Zigzag Effect.
Rosalie Ham is a failed rouseabout but a successful writer now based in Melbourne. With sales of over 55,000 copies, her first novel The Dressmaker is now an Australian classic. It is currently under option to Sue Maslin (Japanese Story). Jocelyn Moorehouse (Proof, How to make an American Quilt) will write and direct.