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Talking Ideas: Mem Fox in conversation with Trent Dalton

Beloved Australian writer and illustrator Mem Fox celebrates her new book, The Tiny Star, in a very special event with journalist and author of Boy Swallows Universe, Trent Dalton.

What I'm borrowing

A series exploring our affection for libraries, loans, and sharing great reads. 

Two images the left is of author Lisa Fuller from the chest up She is wearing glasses and smiling The left is the book cover of Ghost Bird it is black with white text and a few blue feathers

What I’m Borrowing explores our affection for libraries, loans, and the books we love to share.

Two images The left is author Holly Ringland with a book open on her lap and petting a dog The right is the book cover of The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart The cover is black with centred white text surrounded by delicate colourful flowers

What I’m Borrowing explores our affection for libraries, loans, and the books we love to share.

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A woman smiling She is wearing a yellow floral blouse and a leather jacket and photographed from the chest up

For the 2020 Queensland Literary Awards, illustrator and writer Kathleen Jennings crafted very special portraits of the winners.

A desk facing out to an open window A laptop sits on the desk and a black-and-white cat peers out of the window

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Queensland Literary Awards

Learn more about the 2020 finalists and stay up to date with the 2020 program.