Books and Ideas at Montalto
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Carrie Tiffany is one of Australia’s most celebrated writers – her two novels, Everyman’s Rules for Scientific Living and Mateship with Birds, have won a swag of awards, including the inaugural Stella Prize for the latter. She writes about regional Australia with a sharp eye, fine wit and polished storytelling acumen.
Join her to hear about her brilliant career, and explore the world of her novels.
Sarah L’Estrange is a producer on Books and Arts Daily, ABC Radio National.
Carrie Tiffany was born in West Yorkshire and grew up in Western Australia. She spent her early twenties working as a park ranger in Central Australia. Her first novel, Everyman’s Rules for Scientific Living (2005), was shortlisted for the Orange Prize, the Miles Franklin Literary Award, the Guardian First Book Award and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, and won the Dobbie Award and the WA Premier’s Award for Fiction.
What do good books and good wine have in common? They’re full of personality, and they can be the start of a great conversation.
From March to November, the literary meets the culinary at Books and Ideas at Montalto. In Red Hill, on the Mornington Peninsula, join some of Australia’s most beloved writers for an intimate discussion about their work – accompanied by excellent food and wine, a relaxed setting and the sparkle of Melbourne in the distance.