In this next installment of Writers SA's Top Ten Tips, hear from prolific veteran of Australian publishing, Tom Keneally, as he shares from an esteemed career spanning 60 years.
First published in 1962 and going on to win a Man Booker and a Miles Franklin award, Thomas (Tom) Keneally has published over 50 novels and plays. Film adaptations, collaborations and movie credits also make it to his list of accomplishments. Join us to hear Tom's Top Ten Tips for writing followed by a robust Q&A.
About Thomas Keneally
Thomas Keneally won the Booker Prize in 1982 with Schindler's Ark, later made into the Academy Award-winning film Schindler's List by Steven Spielberg. His non-fiction includes the memoir Searching For Schindler and Three Famines, an LA Times Book of the Year, and the histories The Commonwealth Of Thieves, The Great Shame and American Scoundrel.
His fiction includes The Daughters Of Mars, The Widow And Her Hero (shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Award), An Angel In Australia and Bettany's Book. His novels The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith, Gossip from the Forest, and Confederates were all shortlisted for the Booker Prize, while Bring Larks and Heroes and Three Cheers For The Paraclete won the Miles Franklin Award.
The People's Train was longlisted for the Miles Franklin Award and shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers Prize, South East Asia division.
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- Starts: October 19th, 2021 7:00 PM
- Finishes: October 19th, 2021 8:30 PM