11:30 am - 12:30 pm
University of Newcastle NUspace X205
Cnr Hunter & Auckland St
Newcastle NSW 2300
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The Life of Iris
Fiona Kelly McGregor discusses her critically acclaimed novel Iris, which explores the underbelly of 1930s sly-grog Sydney, and the life of petty criminal and gunslinger Iris Webber.
Fiona will share how she tackled the meticulous research required to bring the book to life, and the creative choices she made when blurring fact and fiction.
Hosted by Nancy Cushing.
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