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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 Caoilinn Hughes

Bri will be joined by Caoilinn Hughes discussing her new novel, The Wild Laughter, which examines the consequences of one life-changing decision

The B List with Jessie Tu

Bri will be in conversation with Jessie Tu, author of A Lonely Girl is a Dangerous Thing. The book explores female desire and the consequences of wanting too much.

The B List with Sanam Maher

Bri is in conversation with Sanam Maher, author of A Woman Like Her: The Short Life of Qandeel Baloch which pieces together the life of Qandeel Baloch.

The B List with Liz Allen

Bri welcomes Liz Allen to discuss The Future of Us: Demography Gets a Makeover, which looks beyond births, deaths and marriages and gives us an understanding of Australia’s population.

The B List with Tyson Yunkaporta

Bri welcomes Tyson Yunkaporta who discusses his remarkable book Sand Talk, which provides a template for living.

The B List with Donna Ward

Bri welcomes Donna Ward who discusses She, I Dare Not Name, a collection of fiercely intelligent, deeply intimate, lyrical reflections on the life of a woman who stands on the threshold between two millennia. 

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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