The B List Bookclub

Join us online for The B List Bookclub hosted by Bri Lee. 

Each month Bri is in conversation with a contemporary author followed by a Q&A session.

The B List with Alice Procter

Join Bri as she talks to Alice Procter about her latest book Through The Whole Picture, where Alice asks is it possible to ‘decolonise’ our galleries?

The B List with Rebecca Starford

Rebecca Starford will join Bri to discuss her page-turning World War Two spy thriller The Imitator, based on true events.

The B List with Tanya Plibersek

Bri welcomes the Hon. Tanya Plibersek MP to discuss a timely collection of essays in Upturn: A Better Normal after COVID-19.

The B List with Rumaan Alam

Rumaan Alam joins Bri to talk about Leave the World Behind, a story of two families forced together on a long weekend gone terribly wrong.

The B List with Patrick Mullins

Patrick Mullins joins Bri to discuss The Trials of Portnoy, the first full account of an audacious publishing decision that forced the end of literary censorship in Australia.

The B List with Rebecca Giggs

Bri will be joined by Rebecca Giggs to discuss her debut Fathoms: The World in the Whale, which reveals what whales can teach us.

Upcoming events in this series


About Bri Lee

Bri Lee is an author and freelance writer. She is also an editor, speaker, and academic who is qualified to practice law (but doesn't) and is the 2020 Copyright Agency UTS New Writer-in-Residence.

Bri has written for The MonthlyGood Weekend, Harper’s Bazaar AustraliaThe Saturday PaperCrikeyThe GuardianGriffith Reviewi-DVAULT Art Magazine, and elsewhere. She appears on The Drum on ABC TV, various ABC Radio National programs, and runs the monthly “B List Bookclub” at the State Library of New South Wales.

Her first book, Eggshell Skull, was published in June 2018. It won six major awards, including the Biography of the Year at the Australian Book Industry Awards, and received many more listings, including being longlisted for The Stella Prize. Bri’s second book, an essay called Beauty, came out in November 2019.

Bri has received numerous fellowships and residencies, including winning the 2018 Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Award at the Queensland Literary Awards. She is now finishing an MPhil in Creative Writing at the University of Queensland.

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