Voices From Elsewhere: Sonya Hartnett

Voices From Elsewhere: Sonya Hartnett

Sonya Hartnett is the internationally-acclaimed author of The Silver Donkey, Of A Boy, Surrender and Thursday’s Child.

Appearing at our Gala Night of Storytelling: Voices From Elsewhere, she tells of her mother’s penchant for the visceral: from nursing guidebooks to her particularly resourceful response to a fellow cinemagoer’s wandering hands in early 1960s Athens.

Who?

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Portrait of Archie Roach

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