Writing War – A Panel Discussion

In store at Avid Reader Bookshop Ticket $10.00 Tickets available until 20 April 2020 6:00 PM This event commences at 6.30pm. Printed tickets are not issued and your booking will be on a door list under your surname. Join us for Writing War - a panel discussion about war and historical writing featuring visiting author Nigel Featherstone […]

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Author Talk – Gatton Library

‘She will not tattoo images of real people. She will not tattoo weapons, or slogans of war. She will not tattoo angels’ wings.’ – The War Artist Meet the author Simon Cleary at Lockyer Valley Libraries on Friday 24 April. Bookings Essential: https://lockyervalley.spydus.com/events

Author Talk – Laidley Library

‘She will not tattoo images of real people. She will not tattoo weapons, or slogans of war. She will not tattoo angels’ wings.’ – The War Artist Meet the author Simon Cleary at Lockyer Valley Libraries on Friday 24 April. Bookings Essential: https://lockyervalley.spydus.com/events

Brisbane Writers Festival, “Environmental Insights”

The State Library of Queensland The Studio, State Library of Queensland, Stanley Pl, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Simon Cleary (Everything is Water), Ian Lowe (Australia on the Brink: Avoiding Environmental Ruin), Satyajit Das (Wild Quests). Chair: Amanda Neihaus.

Brisbane Writers Festival, “Machismo”

The State Library of Queensland The Studio, State Library of Queensland, Stanley Pl, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

These brilliant authors discuss what it means to be a man, the ways in which gender roles are culturally enforced and how we can bring nuance to discussions of masculinity. Simon will be moderating a panel discussion with: Joel Deane is a novelist, poet, journalist and speechwriter. Dominic Gordon is from Melbourne. His work has […]

Brisbane Launch, “Everything is Water”

Avid Reader 193 Boundary Street, West End, Qld, Australia

Join us for the launch of Simon Cleary's book Everything Is Water. Simon will be in conversation with Ashley Hay. ABOUT THE BOOK ‘I want to go with the river’s flow, not against it. I want to follow where the river leads – to listen, to observe, hopefully to learn.' When novelist and experienced hiker […]

“Everything is Water”, Simon Cleary In Conversation with Sally Piper

Books@Stones Bookshop 360 Logan Road, Stones Corner, Queensland, Australia

Simon Cleary is the author of three novels, including The Comfort of Figs (2008), which was published after the manuscript was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards. His second novel, Closer to Stone (2012), was inspired by his experiences in North Africa at the commencement of the Algerian civil war in the 1990s. It went on to win […]

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Outspoken Maleny

Maleny Community Centre

Outspoken presents Hugh Mackay, speaking about his new book The Way We Are Friday 14th June Maleny Community Centre 6 for 6.30pm Tickets $27.50* and $18 for students We are delighted to be able to open the evening with Simon Cleary speaking about his book Everything is Water

Melbourne Launch, “Everything is Water”

Readings, State Library of Victoria 285-321 Russell St, Melbourne, Vic, Australia

Join us to hear Simon Cleary in conversation with Paul Barclay. When novelist and experienced hiker Simon Cleary sets off to follow the course of the river that has so influenced his life, he hopes that by walking its banks - from its source to where it empties into the bay - he will better […]

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Sydney Launch, “Everything is Water”

"Better Read Than Dead" Bookstore, Newtown, Sydney 265 King St, Newtown, NSW, Australia

Simon Cleary in-conversation with James Bradley Join us with Simon Cleary to celebrate the release of Everything is Water! Simon will be joined by James Bradley. About The Event When novelist and experienced hiker Simon Cleary sets off to follow the course of the river that has so influenced his life, he hopes that by […]

Launch of Patrick Holland’s “Oblivion”.

Avid Reader 193 Boundary Street, West End, Qld, Australia

Join us for the launch of Patrick Holland's Oblivion. Patrick will be in conversation with Simon Cleary. ABOUT THE BOOK Lyrical and atmospheric. As the influence of the West falls away, an unnamed narrator drifts through the East’s floating world of non-places – chain hotels, airports, mega-cities – finalising often covert operations and deals. When […]

Simon Cleary at Riverbend Books

Riverbend Books 193 Oxford Street, Bulimba, Queensland, Australia

Join us at Riverbend Books on Wednesday 17th July to celebrate Simon Cleary’s new book, Everything is Water.