Thursday, 21 May 2009

Fremantle Press at the Sydney Writers Festival

Fremantle Press author events for Friday 22 May:

Participants: Chris Pash, Jonny Lewis
When: 15:00 - 16:00
Where: Bangarra MezzaninePier 4/5, Hickson Road Walsh Bay
Cost: Free
Name: The Last Whale
Thirty years after the last whale was captured and slaughtered in Australia, Chris Pash has written the very human story of the characters and events that brought whaling to an end, revealing the fears, motives and actions of the whalers and the anti-whaling activists who risked their lives to stop them in a campaign that was Greenpeace's first direct action in Australia. Join Chris in conversation with the major character of the book, Jonny Lewis.

Participants: Nava Semel, Alice Nelson, Steven Gale (facilitator)
When: 17:30 - 18:30
Where: Sydney Dance Company, Studio 2/3Pier 4/5, Hickson Road Walsh Bay
Cost: Free
Name: Fictionalising the Jewish Experience
As the memory of the trauma and exile of Holocaust shifts into the future generations, Navel Semel and Alice Nelson discuss writing Jewish experience with Steven Gale.

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