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Spotlight Session: Salley Vickers


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‘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.


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. Salley Vickers has worked as a dancer, an artist... Read more


The Edge, Fed Square

The Atrium Flinders Street Federation Square Melbourne Victoria 3000

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