Festival Program

Conversations

Creative Couples: Richard Glover & Debra Oswald

Sat 1 Sep, 10am
ACMI Cinema 1

In this series conceived by Will Huxley celebrating the survival skills of couples working in the arts, author Richard Glover and playwright Debra Oswald share an intimate portrayal of life, work, big issues, small issues and raising two sons.

This session is $22/$19. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday 20 July.

Duration

1 hour

Session code

2411

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Richard Glover's most recent book is Flesh Wounds, a comic romp for anyone whose family was not what they ordered. It's been described by The Australian as ‘a breathtaking accomplishment in style and empathy’. His new book, The Land Before Avocado, will be published in November.

Jess McGuire is a writer and broadcaster. A former co-host on Triple R’s Breakfasters, she can be found weekly on 774 ABC Melbourne & 720 ABC Perth’s Drive show. She was the editor of pop culture website Defamer Australia and has written for assorted publications including Meanjin, Daily Life, and The Sunday Age. She also featured in the Women of Letters anthology, a collection published by Penguin Australia.

Debra Oswald is a two-time winner of the NSW Premier’s Literary Award and creator of the TV series Offspring. She’s written many plays including Gary’s House, Mr Bailey’s Minder and Dags, TV scripts ranging from Police Rescue to Bananas in Pyjamas, nine children's books and the two adult novels Useful and The Whole Bright Year.

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