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Debut Mondays


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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.

Let Debut Mondays be your guide to the best of new local writing. Come and have a glass of wine and discover the best new writers around.

This month we welcome:

Jessica Au, Cargo

Peggy Frew, House of Sticks

Eamon Evans, The Godfather Was a Girl

Michael Richardson, ‘Of Mortal Men and Finite Space’, Voiceworks


Michael Richardson

Michael lives in Sydney and is completing a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Sydney. He’s an editor of Honi Soit, the university’s weekly student newspaper, and he’s written for Voiceworks for several issues.

Peggy Frew

Peggy Frew’s first novel, House of Sticks, won the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript by an Emerging Victorian Writer, and was shortlisted for the UTS Glenda Adams Prize for New Writing. Hope Farm, her second novel, won the Barbara Jefferis Award, was shor... Read more

Eamon Evans

Eamon Evans is a former radio host and freelance writer who has written for ArtsHub, SBS, iLove, 64, Vibewire, Stanza, Lot’s Wife and the Australian Book Review. His non-fiction book, The Godfather was a Girl, was published by Hardie Grant in July 2011. ... Read more


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