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Booktopia Books Podcast Chats to Melissa Ashley

In late October I had the pleasure of dropping in to Booktopia’s Sydney offices to sign copies of The Bee and the Orange Tree and to record a podcast with Ben Hunter and Olivia Fricot on delving into the life of 17th century French writer Marie Catherine d’Aulnoy. Melissa Ashley is a writer, poet, birder… Continue reading Booktopia Books Podcast Chats to Melissa Ashley

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Launch, The Birdman’s Wife, Avid Reader, 13 October, 2016

Thank you to everyone who came along to the launch of The Birdman’s Wife at Avid Reader. It was a wonderful evening with much love in the room. I had the time of my life! I’ve posted the beautiful speech Inga Simpson wrote to launch The Birdman’s Wife into the world. Launch speech for Melissa… Continue reading Launch, The Birdman’s Wife, Avid Reader, 13 October, 2016

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A Volunteer Taxidermist: Presentation

I’m excited to be at the Queensland Museum today because it’s here that I discovered a treasure trove of incredible sources that helped me bring to life Elizabeth Gould, the heroine of my book, The Birdman’s Wife. Along with discovering the Museum’s archival materials, my association with the museum led to the opportunity to meet… Continue reading A Volunteer Taxidermist: Presentation