Festival Program


Readings Recommends: New Voices in Local Fiction

Sat 7 Sep, 10am
SLV, Isabella Fraser Room

Alice Bishop’s A Constant Hum, is a gripping tale of disaster; Angela Meyer’s A Superior Spectre is about the demon of curiosity; and JP Pomare’s Call Me Evie is a bestselling thriller. These debut Melbourne authors discuss their work with Readings head buyer Alison Huber.

This session is free, no bookings are required. 


1 hour

Session code




Session Artists

Alice Bishop grew up in Christmas Hills, Victoria. Her writing has been published by Meanjin, Overland, Australian Book Review, Lip Magazine and the Wheeler Centre. Her debut book, a short story collection, is called A Constant Hum.

Angela Meyer’s debut novel A Superior Spectre has been shortlisted for the MUD Literary Prize, an Australian Book Industry Award, and an Aurealis Award. Angela's work has been published in Best Australian Stories, Island, The Big Issue, The Australian, The Lifted Brow and Kill Your Darlings. By day, Angela is publisher for Echo Publishing.

JP Pomare’s writing has been published in journals including Meanjin and Kill Your Darlings and his podcast On Writing has featured bestselling authors from around the globe. Call Me Evie is his first novel.

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