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A Question of Age: Jacinta Parsons in Conversation with Emily Spurr

How do we view aging?

Gain insight and be energised as Emily Spurr discusses Jacinta Parson’s latest book with her – a beautifully written, searing and powerful examination of women and aging that is intense, compelling, poetic and raging.

An Auslan Interpreter will be translating the session.

About our Authors:

Jacinta Parsons is a broadcaster, writer, speaker and author of memoir Unseen: The secret life of chronic illness. She currently hosts Afternoons on ABC Melbourne, delivering a popular mix of art, culture and ideas.

Emily Spurr’s debut novel A MILLION THINGS was shortlisted for the prestigious Victorian Premier's Unpublished Manuscript Prize, voted the BookBrowse Best Debut Novel of 2021, longlisted for the 2022 Margaret and Collin Roderick Literary Award, and Highly Commended for the 2022 Barbara Jefferis Award. It has been published in Australasia, North America, Europe, the UK and China and is soon to be published in Taiwan.

Originally from Tasmania, Emily Spurr lives in Melbourne’s inner west with her partner, their twins, and the ghost of a deaf geriatric cat.
Her next novel will be released in 2023.

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Event Date Thursday 23 Mar, 2023 6:30 pm
Event End Date Thursday 23 Mar, 2023 7:30 pm
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Location Sunshine Library - 301 Hampshire Rd, Sunshine VIC 3020

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