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Di Morrissey


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Over two decades, Di Morrissey has gathered a legion of adoring fans and become an icon of the Australian publishing scene. This event, celebrating Di’s amazing career, coincides not only with the publication of her 20th novel, The Opal Desert, but also with the 20th anniversary of the publication of her first novel, The Heart of the Dreaming. Twenty bestsellers in 20 years have made Di Morrissey one of the most successful writers Australia has produced.

“In a fickle publishing industry Morrissey’s longevity and enduring bestseller status is deserving of industry recognition.” Robyn Morris, University of Wollongong.


Toni Jordan

Toni Jordan is the author of six novels including the international best-seller Addition, Nine Days, which was awarded Best Fiction at the 2012 Indie Awards, and Our Tiny, Useless Hearts (2016), which was longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award and for the Voss Literary Award. Toni ho... Read more

Di Morrissey

Di Morrissey is one of the most successful novelists Australia has ever produced. With sales in the several million copies, she consistently tops the bestseller lists, with each book outselling the previous one.


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