National Biography Award Lecture

Past Event

Wednesday, 2 August 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

The annual National Biography Award Lecture celebrates life writing with a thought-provoking and often humorous address.

This year's lecture will be delivered by Dr Karen Lamb who was shortlisted for the NBA in 2016 for her biography, Thea Astley: Inventing Her Own Weather.

head shot of Karen LambDr Karen Lamb is the author of Thea Astley: Inventing Her Own Weather (UQP, 2015), shortlisted for six national literary awards, and winner of the prestigious Prime Minister’s Award for Non-Fiction for 2016. She has edited a book of Australian short stories, and published book chapters and articles on Australian authors, including a book on Peter Carey. She teaches literature at the Australian Catholic University and lives in Sydney. 

Log in to post comments

More events in this series

More events that may be of interest to you