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Richard Price and Lorraine Adams


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This event is available on demand from 6.30pm AEDT, Thursday 25 November until 5pm AEDT, Thursday 2 December 2021.

Richard Price is the acclaimed author of novels including Clockers and Lush Life. As a screenwriter, he’s frequently collaborated with HBO, winning awards for his writing on The Wire and most recently working on the adaptation of Stephen King’s The Outsider.

Lorraine Adams is an American journalist and award-winning novelist. She’s contributed to the New York Times Book Review and the Washington Post, and in 1992 won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting that led to the Texas police being charged with extensive misconduct and abuses of power.

Price and Adams share a fascination with the gritty underside of American idealism. They also happen to be married. For this conversation, they’ll join us from their home in Harlem to discuss their respective literary and journalistic careers and the influence of their creative partnership with host Rachael Brown, journalist and creator of the true crime podcast Trace.

The online bookseller for this event is Hill of Content

This event takes place online and is available on demand from Thursday 25 November  6.30pm AEDT, until Thursday 2 December 5pm AEDT.

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Richard Price

Richard Price is a novelist, screenwriter, and television creator. His literary novels include The Wanderers, Clockers, Freedomland, Lush Life, and The Whites. His screen writing credits include an Academy Award-nomination for Color of Money, as well as New York Stories, Sea of Love, and Cl... Read more

Lorraine Adams

Lorraine Adams is a novelist and Pulitzer-winning journalist. Her first novel, Harbor, on North African Muslims, won the Los Angeles Times First Fiction Award and was short-listed for The Guardian First Book award. Her second, The Room and the Chair took her to Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan. S... Read more

Rachael Brown

Rachael Brown is an investigative journalist with the ABC. She’s held several postings, including Europe Correspondent from 2010-2013. She’s the creator, investigator and host of the ABC’s pioneer true-crime podcast, Trace. Rachael’s review of the 1980 cold case of Maria Ja... Read more

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