7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
375 Hunter Street
Newcastle NSW 2300
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In Her Own Words: An Evening with Grace Tame
Celebrate 10 years of the Newcastle Writers Festival at our opening night gala.
Ten years ago, at the inaugural festival, actor and activist Miriam Margolyes spoke about ‘why words matter’ in her opening night speech. We are thrilled that 2021 Australian of the Year Grace Tame, an advocate, survivor and now, author, will revisit this theme. Grace will discuss her memoir The Ninth Life of a Diamond Miner and the power of sharing stories in your own words, on your own terms. Hosted by Maddison Connaughton.
Please note that Grace will pre-sign copies of her book and there won’t be a signing on the night.
$5 from every ticket will be donated directly to the not-for-profit Grace Tame Foundation, which campaigns for and helps fund initiatives that aim to prevent sexual abuse of children and others.
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