Bendigo Writers Festival 2018

August 11-13, 2017


On Memoir

Jenevieve Chang, Maxine Beneba Clarke and Marie Munkara talked about their memoirs, Good Girl of Chinatown, Hate Race and Of Ashes and Rivers That Run to the Sea.

Robert Forster

Go-Betweens musician, writer Robert Forster, spoke to Hunters and Collectors drummer Doug Falconer about the memoir, Grant and I.


Ray is an Australian Author and Lecturer in Creative Writing who specialises in novel, screen and playwriting.

His playwriting focuses on social issues, his film, Everynight Everynight, which he co-wrote with Alkinos Tsilimidos, was nominated for an AFI for best adapted screenplay and won numerous awards around the world.

His crime novel, A Green Light, was Penguin’s second-best fiction seller in 1988 and regarded by many as Australia’s best crime novel; it’s been totally rewritten as three stand-alone eBooks.

He recently co-wrote a non-fiction book, A Pack of Bloody Animals, with John Kerr, about the Walsh Street killings, and his latest non-fiction book, The Ethics of Evil – Stories of H Division, is a scathing historical analysis of the punishment division within Pentridge Prison.


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