Suzanne Falkiner presents, ‘Randolph Stow’s Adelaide’
Wednesday 30 November
State Library of South Australia
Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Institute Building, North Terrace
Randolph Stow was one of the great Australian novelists of his generation. He won the Miles
Franklin award in 1958 for his first novel To the Islands, and followed this with six more
extraordinary novels and several collections of poetry.
In her lecture, Suzanne Falkiner will concentrate on Stow’s periods in Adelaide, including his
friendships with the Duttons, Derry Jeffares, John Bray, Max Harris and others.
Suzanne Falkiner’s highly-acclaimed Mick: A Life of Randolph Stow was published by UWA
Publishing earlier this year. She has written numerous biographies, novels, short stories,
essays, and two books about perceptions of Australia titled, collectively, The Writers’
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