Readers are spoilt for choice: bookshops are overflowing with the great, the good (and the rest), and it could not be harder to choose what to read next. And let’s face it, a first-time local writer isn’t guaranteed of a guest spot on Rove, or the high-profile national tour.
Every fortnight, let Debut Mondays be your guide. Come and have a glass of wine and discover the best new writers around.
Featuring: Tom Cho’s funny and original Look Who’s Morphing, Andrew Croome’s The Australian/Vogel Prize winning Document Z, memorist Lisa Dempster’s Neon Pilgram, and prize-winning poet LK Holt’s Man Wolf Man.
Tom Cho’s stories have appeared in magazines, journals and anthologies in Australia and internationally.
Lisa Dempster is Executive Manager of Public Participation at Yarra Plenty Regional Library.
Andrew Croome has worked as a computer programmer, creative writing tutor and copywriter, and is soon to complete a PhD in Creative Writing at The University of Melbourne.
LK Holt’s first collection of poems, Man Wolf Man, won the 2009 Kenneth Slessor Prize, as part of the NSW Premier’s Awards. She is the publisher of John Leonard Press and the editor of *Blast: Poetry &