Born to a world without welcome, Isobel observes it warily – an alien trying to pass for a native. She’s more at ease with imaginary friends than the flesh-and-blood people she meets.
Cate Kennedy will talk in terms of her own inspiration, and about Amy’s treatment and reception as an Australian woman writer.
James Ley holds a PhD in English literature from the University of Western Sydney. He has been a professional literary critic for fifteen years. His work has appeared in many publications, including the Age, the Australian, the Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Book Review and the Times Literary Sup... Read more
Cate Kennedy is the author of the highly acclaimed novel The World Beneath, which won the People’s Choice Award in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards in 2010. She is an award-winning short-story writer whose work has been published widely. Her first collection, Dark Roots, was shortlisted for t... Read more
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