Author Event: Laura Kroetsch, Thursday 15 November 2012

Good Sentences: A Life in Letters

The Friends of the University of Adelaide Library invite you to an author event with Director of Writers’ Week Laura Kroetsch on Thursday 15 November, 2012, at 6.00 for 6.30pm.

Join Laura Kroetsch, Director of Adelaide Writers’ Week, for a conversation about her life as a professional reader, the future of reading, and the role of the Festival as a place where writers and readers connect. Kroetsch will also talk through the first 50 writers announced for the 2013 program and some of the themes that will be explored.

Kroetsch is an innovative producer of literary events and brings to Writers’ Week a wealth of experience and a new vision for this much loved and nationally significant event. She comes to Adelaide from the New Zealand International Arts Festival where she ran their celebrated literary festival Writers & Readers. Kroetsch has spent almost twenty years working in the world of books and literature. She has worked as a bookseller, a freelance writer and editor. A longtime critic and book reviewer, she is an advocate for writers and has been an active member of various literary communities.

Details:
Date
: Thursday 15 November at 6 for 6:30pm.
Bookings: by Tuesday 13 November to Robina Weir (phone: 8313 4064)
Venue: Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide
Gold coin admission, open to the public

Seating is limited.

Paul Wilkins
Deputy University Librarian
Barr Smith Library

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