Madison Godfrey, Kate Grenville and Anjum Hasan / with Jessica Alice
Adelaide Writers' Week
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Join Madison Godfrey, Kate Grenville and Anjum Hasan for an intimate exploration of the other great partnership in life – the author-editor relationship – that takes writing from the deeply personal to the public stage, with Jessica Alice.
Presented in partnership with Writers SA.
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Madison 'Maddie' Godfrey is a writer, educator, and emotional feminist. They have performed poetry at the Sydney Opera House, St Paul's Cathedral and Glastonbury Festival. Madison is a previous recipient of the Kat Muscat Fellowship, the Varuna Poetry Flagship Fellowship and was recently awarded a WA Youth Award for their 'Creative Contributions' to the state.
Kate Grenville is one of Australia’s most celebrated writers. Her international bestseller The Secret River was awarded numerous prizes and has been adapted for the stage and as an acclaimed television miniseries. Her other novels include Orange Prize winner The Idea of Perfection and the bestselling A Room Made of Leaves. Her recent non-fiction includes The Case Against Fragrance and Elizabeth Macarthur’s Letters. In 2017, Grenville was awarded the Australia Council Award for Lifetime Achievement in Literature.
Anjum Hasan is the author of three novels and two short story collections, which have been shortlisted for the Indian Academy of Letters Prize, the Sahitya Akademi Award, the Hindu Best Fiction Award and the Crossword Fiction Award, as well as being longlisted for the Man Asia Literary Prize and the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. Her short fiction and essays have appeared in Granta, Paris Review, Los Angeles Review of Books, among many others.
Jessica Alice is a poet and writer. She is Artistic Director of Byron Writers Festival and formerly CEO of Writers SA. Jessica’s poetry, commentary, and criticism is published in the Guardian, Meanjin, Overland, fine print magazine, The Lifted Brow, Metro Magazine, Cordite Poetry Review and Australian Poetry Journal, among others.