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.
Why go postal when you can go coastal?
On seven Fridays throughout the year, from March to November, the Wheeler Centre brings the best of Australian writing to the Mornington Peninsula. Swap the hustle of the city for an unhurried, immersive look at the stories behind the stories – all while enjoying outstanding food and wine, fascinating company and the opportunity to hear from writers in an intimate and relaxed setting.
Share in Books and Ideas at Montalto – perfect for lovers of fine writing, good conversation and great wine.