Jon Faine and Edwina Preston

Thursday, 26 May 2022 - 11:30am to 11:59am

‘Apollo and Thelma’: he was constantly seeking fame as the world’s strongest man and his sister owned a pub in remote Northern Territory. Jon Faine writes about his links to them through his own legal and media background and what it taught him about Australia’s colonial history. 

In ‘Bad Art Mother’, Edwina Preston profiles the life of a troubled poet and the relationship she has when her art and maternal responsibilities collide.  While the account is fictional, the premise is based on an Australian artist whose son was later adopted by Sunday and John Reed. 

Thursday 11:30am to 11:59am
Australian and international authors talk about their books and how they got published or how they self-published. Listeners, writers and readers will also hear about what's going on in our local writing community.


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