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Festival Program

Suburban Program

Local Libraries: Harry Saddler

Sat 4 Sep, 10.30am
Wheelers Hill Library

Critically acclaimed Melbourne-based writer Harry Saddler discusses his latest book Questions Raised by Quolls, an elegant examination of extinction and conservation set against the backdrop of global climate change. Part treatise on questions of colonisation, parenthood and the climate crisis, part family history, Questions Raised by Quolls imagines a more sustainable and equitable world. With Fi Wright.

Duration

1 hour

Event artists

Harry Saddler is a Melbourne-based writer. His writing about the interactions between people, animals and the environment has been published in The Lifted Brow, Meanjin, the Guardian, and elsewhere. His book the Eastern Curlew: the extraordinary life of a migratory bird was shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards in 2019.

Fi Wright is an educator and broadcaster from Melbourne. She is the fortnightly book reviewer on The Breakfasters on 3RRRFM. She routinely produces content across the 3RRR grid, and is the former Access Programming Coordinator of SYN Media.

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