Festival Program

Book Club

Book Club: Brian Nankervis

Sun 1 Sep, 6pm
SLV, North Rotunda

Beloved co-host of RocKwiz, Brian Nankervis brings one of Australia’s wildly bestselling novels to MWF’s Book Club series to debate. Trent Dalton’s Boy Swallows Universe has smashed publishing records – what’s the magic in these pages?

It is recommended you read the featured book before attending this event. You can purchase a copy from Readings, our official bookseller, here.


1 hour 30 minutes

Session code




Session Artists

Brian Nankervis is a producer, writer and performer, appearing on and writing for shows such as 'Let the Blood Run Free' and 'Hey Hey It's Saturday'. He co-produced and wrote ABC's 'Boys and Balls', and was a producer for Class Clowns, an annual Comedy Festival project. He does studio warm ups for a variety of television shows, contributes regularly to The Age and performs a one hour poetry show in schools. He is currently co-host of 'RocKwiz' on SBS.

Angela Savage is an award-winning Melbourne writer, who has lived and travelled extensively in Asia. She holds a PhD in Creative Writing and currently works as Director of Writers Victoria. Her fourth novel, Mother of Pearl, was published by Transit Lounge in 2019.

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