Session

Alzheimer’s in Fiction

How is the experience of Alzheimer’s disease – as patient, carer or onlooker – reflected in fiction? Rachel Khong (Goodbye, Vitamin) and Harriet McKnight (Rain Birds) explore the condition’s effect on family, friends and loved ones in their debut novels.

$22/$19
Tickets go on sale at 9am Friday 21 July. This session is able to be booked on a Festival Pass.

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Writers

Harriet McKnight

Harriet McKnight is the author of Rain Birds, published in 2017 – a novel about life with dementia and our carelessness with the...

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Rachel Khong

Rachel Khong grew up in Southern California, and holds degrees from Yale University and the University of Florida. From 2011 to 2016, she was the...

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Nikki Anderson

Nikki Anderson has worked as an agent in Spain and a bookseller in Albert Park, and planned and ran author programs throughout Asia. She is...

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25 August – 3 September