Festival Program


Local Libraries: Bruce Pascoe

Fri 6 Sep, 5pm
Doncaster Library

Highly lauded and award-winning Bunurong writer Bruce Pascoe speaks about the stories and essays in his new book, Salt. Featuring both fiction and non-fiction, Pascoe’s work focuses on relationships with country, land management, history and culture. With Lee Kofman.


1 hour

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Session Artists

Lee Kofman is the author and editor of seven books, including Imperfect, a work of creative non-fiction, and Split, an anthology of memoir featuring prominent Australian authors. Her blog The Writing Life was a finalist for Best Australian Blogs in 2014.

Bruce Pascoe is an award-winning writer and a Bunurong man. His books include Dark Emu, Book of the Year at the 2016 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. He works to preserve the Wathaurong language through the Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative and was 2018 Dreamtime Person of the Year, recognising his significant contribution to Indigenous culture.

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