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at Deakin Edge, Federation Square

Spotlight Session: Salley Vickers

‘Written in elegant understated prose, Salley Vickers work probes the human condition, while encompassing myth, metaphysics and spirituality, and embracing the big themes of life and death, good and evil along the way.’ Daily Telegraph

The much-loved author of six modern classics, shares her thoughts in this very special keynote lecture.

In partnership with the Melbourne International Arts Festival, the Matter of Life and Death series of events focuses on some of the big issues in life, art and ideas.

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Portrait of Salley Vickers

Salley Vickers

Salley Vickers’ debut novel, Miss Garnet’s Angel was an international bestseller. Her fifth and latest novel is the acclaimed Dancing Backwards (2009) and her first collection of short stories, Aphrodite’s Hat will be published in December 2010.

Matter of Life and Death - MIAF

In partnership with the Melbourne International Arts Festival, the Matter of Life and Death series of events focuses on some of the big issues in life, art and ideas.

Over six sessions, the Wheeler Centre comes to the Festival with big conversations about big questions. The first three sessions are Panel Discussions covering Ethics and Morality, Belief and Spirituality and The Written Death. These events are followed by three Spotlight Sessions focusing on individual writers and thinkers and their attitudes to life and death.

Details of the guest speakers will be available here closer to the event.